Websites For Writers-Wednesday Prompts and Inspirations

chalkboard-3-AToday for my Wednesday prompts and inspirations, I’d like to share four of my favorite, free, writer-helping websites.

The Wednesday before last, I mentioned onomatopoeia as a great writer’s tool. Onomatopoeia refers to the sounds people make when they laugh, drink, yell, as well as other human sounds. Onomatopoeia also covers the sounds of cars, any movement, liquid spilling, Halloween sounds, musical sounds, and so much more. Wouldn’t it be great if a website existed where you could do such a search?

Here you go! The onomatopoeia dictionary!


If you are looking for a fun website where the questions of grammar are spelled out in short, friendly tips, you’ll want to check out Grammar Girl. Here, complex grammar questions become easy to understand through simple memory tricks.


If you need a little help writing a pitch, Kathy Carmichael takes the pain out of the process. Answer the questions on the form, click submit, and voila! As fast as the click of a button, you have your pitch.


The right name for your character is crucial. With Behind the name, you won’t need to wonder about the meaning  behind the names you’ve chosen.


Care to share one or more of your favorite internet sites you turn to for help with your writing?


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