My favourite links
Writing News and Writing Magazine
National Novel Writing Month.
Challenge yourself to write 50,000 words of a novel during the month of November.
The site for book lovers. You can download the opening extracts of featured books, so you can try before you buy.
Tools for writers
yWriter - free novel-writing software. I have found it an invaluable tool, helping me to organise my novels into chapters and scenes as well as keeping track of my pesky characters.
Autocrit manuscript editing wizard. Helps you weed out those cliches, overused and repeated phrases & words, as well as improve the readability of your manuscript.
Zamglish a.k.a. Zambian English phrases. Exactly what it says on the box! The idea of a collection of Zamglish phrases is borrowed from the now defunct Zambian online magazine Chrysalis