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    The Libyrinth - Site focuses on 20th century contemporary literature and author resources available online. - Attempts to discuss how future generations will regard the book. Includes a timeline of information technology.

    The English Server - Includes a variety of literature-related materials, including etext archives of prose, poetry, fiction, non-fiction; links.

    The Internet Public Library - Online public library features directories of online texts, newspapers, magazines, reference materials with special sections for youth.

    The Western Canon - Resource links to classic literature arranged by historical period, by author, and by subject.

    The Electronic Labyrinth - Both utilizes and focuses upon the medium of hypertext as it relates to literature and its concrete manifestations--from palimpsests to mechanically printed books to CD-ROMs -- throughout history to the present, with speculation on the future.

    EnviroArts - Emphasizes the literary and visual arts in relation to nature, with poetry and essays by contemporary authors (culled mostly from the pages of Orion and Orion Afield magazines--which co-sponsor this site) and information on historic naturalism and naturalist literature.

    Literary Dictionary - Compilation of terms which first appeared in literature. Also includes a short list of words which failed to become part of the English vernacular.

    Five Books - Guide to the history of English language and literature. Site delivers little-known literary and linguistic facts in entertaining sections.

    Invisible Library - A collection of fictional authors and titles which do not exist, but which are mentioned within actual books. An example is Procrastination by T.S. Garp, taken from John Irving's The World According to Garp.

    A Collection of Classics - Lets users explore the meaning of a "classic," introduces users to the authors who have written classics, gets users on the path to making their own classics.

    How to Excel in an Undergraduate Literature Course - Advice from a professor on what to expect and how to excel in college literature courses.

    AOL.COM Research and Learn Web Centers - Reading and Literature - Resource for information on featured authors and poets, and literature appreciation. Includes links to tools for writing papers, finding famous quotes, and getting published.

    On-Book: Introduction to Literary Study - Contains definitions of literary terms, brief explanations of a variety of literary theories, directions for doing various kinds of literary analysis, and links.

    A Celebration of Women Writers - Comprehensive listing of links to biographical and bibliographical information about women writers, and complete published books written by women. Searchable by time period, country, and author's last name.

    Littera Scripta - E-mail lists and conferences relating to books, reading, and literature.

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  • Paul's Cowboy Poetry Page
    Cowboy Poetry by Paul Harwitz and several Guest Cowboy Poets. Each month, there is a Featured Guest Cowboy Poet.  Multi-cultural, multi-ethnic.  Accepts submissions from Readers. 

  • WriteGuide
    A company devoted to the teaching of writing.

  • The Writing of Cynthia M. Butler
    At this author's web site, you will find Cynthia Butler's poetry, short stories and novel excerpts (from works in progress). View some of the award-winning Australian author writings online -- her awards include the Scarlet Stiletto award.

  • Dragon Tales Publishing
    The publisher of Dream Dragon stories is committed to producing a high quality line of books and products that will both teach and entertain children of all ages. Dragon Tales Publishing founder, Gerald Kostecka, felt that children needed a character that they can look up to and learn from. Take a look at this magical place on the Web!

  • The Publishing Law Center
    Contains more than 25 articles on legal issues of concern to publishers, editors, writers and authors.  These articles cover contracts, copyright, fair use, public domain, subsidiary rights, electronic rights and more. The site also offers a free e-mail newsletter where subscribers can get new articles delivered to their mailbox about once a month.

  • Sophocles Screenwriting Software
    A shareware word processor and story-creation tool for screenwriters. Download the trial version and start writing immediately.

  • MountainLit
    Sponsored by the Bridgeport Public Library in Bridgeport, West Virginia. Its purpose is to serve as a vehicle for the collection and dissemination of information about past and present West Virginia authors and their writing. It is a work-in-progress designed for teachers, scholars, librarians, students, and readers.

  • Allworth Press
    Publisher of practical information books for creative professionals. Publishing business and self-help books for photographers, graphic designers, artists, writers, musicians and actors. Also classic and contemporary critical writings on art and graphic design.

  • Lynda S. Robinson - Lord Meren Mysteries
    Spotlighting The Lord Meren Series of Ancient Egyptian Mysteries Aka Suzanne Robinson. Learn more about her historical romances!

  • The Beat Cafe
    Information about the authors and poets of the Beat Generation from the 1940s-50s. Also included is an article about teaching Beat classes, with links to syllabi being used in universities today. Other links include general literature, poetry, and writer resources.

  • Dragon Muse
    Fantasy Writers Resource Realm

    Whether your craft is stories, poems, games or web pages, herein you will find links to a myriad of things fantastic.

  • Arts & Literature Early Life In Canada Homepage
    Short book excerpts or poetry from writers such as Grey Owl, Emily Carr, Pauline Johnson, Bliss Carman, Isabella Valancy Crawford, Sir Charles G D Roberts, and others.

  • Robin's Net
    Writers help and support offered in areas such as writers workshops, writers references, genre fiction, books, authors and publishers, agents, and grammar.

  • Dark Pages Bookshop
    Specializes in new and used horror, thriller, and suspense books  served up with a side of some sci-fi  and  fantasy.  Yes, they're horror buffs and like a good scare and like good reading too!  

  • Stoneflygirl's Poetry Page
    Original poetry including Spanish Danse, Table Manners and Primal Instinct.

  • Poetry Tonight Featured Poets and Poems
    Poetry from poets around the world each night. Forums, chats, free classified ads that promote poetry websites and events and poetry as found in national and international news stories.

  • Moonrabbit Blues
    A poetry cyber salon and online bookstore, featuring poems from Beyond Heart Mountain, a 1998 National Poetry Series selection, by Lee Ann Roripaugh.   Includes poetry, creative writing resources, Asian American writers and literature.  Poets can submit their poems for all to enjoy at the Moonrabbit Blues open mic! Visitors can amaze and delight their friends by sending a free, Famous Poet Postcard!

  • Sybrina's Phrase Thesaurus
    If you use a dictionary or thesaurus, try Sybrina's Phrase Thesaurus, a great tool for creative writers or anyone wanting to increase their command English! For information and ordering online, be sure to visit their site!

  • Learn business writing
    All the tricks and techniques you need to become a better business writer. BusiWrite has taught thousands of business people from all over the world how to write better. Join our online classroom today!

  • The Art of Writing
    A free online magazine for writers, both aspiring and professional. It features articles, tips, free clipart for writers and publishers, and 'Instant Muse' writing prompt utilities to help poets and short fiction writers beat writer's block. We also boast a message board with five different topic forums, and streaming audio/video literature shows.  

  • Manuscript Depot
    The Art of Writing's new "sister site." Actually it is a dedicated Web server designed to showcase the manuscript samples of novelists, non-fiction writers, short fiction writers, poets, playwrights, screenwriters, and self-published writers to members of the publishing industry.

  • Capstone Press Library Book Home Page
    Capstone Press has been diligently paying attention to what educators and parents say about helping students develop good reading skills. The overall result is an educational press with a broad range of nonfiction reading-development tools. These tools help beginning readers, reluctant readers, and older readers who struggle with their reading ability.

  • ManyTracks - Gardening and Homesteading
    Books from organic gardening and seed saving ideas to Homesteading in the 90's and beyond, ManyTracks covers it all! They have some great books for sale on their site and maybe not everything on this fascinating web site is strictly gardening but it is certainly inspired by our planet Earth!

  • The Authors Promotional Workshop
    A place for authors, artists, musicians, publishers etc. to post their information to the database's for others to use.

  • Bob Norris' Home Page
    Author of two expatriate novels (both available through, a novella used as a textbook in Japanese universities, and several articles on teaching English as a foreign language. Plus associate professor of English at Fukuoka International University.

  • The Critical Review
    A book review website. Over 40 categories of book reviews and adding more constantly. Reviewing for major and small presses as well as Indie labels and artists. Originally started in 1989, The Critical Review has hundreds upon hundreds of reviews. Located in West Texas, they have had unprecedented response.

  • Quotez -Over 13500 Quotations
    More than 13500 searchable quotations, also indexed by author and by subject. Get daily quotes FREE via e-mail and ask for help researching quotes.

  • January Magazine
    January features interviews and profiles of well-known authors as well as book reviews and publishing news. We've recently run profiles of Sue Grafton, Clive Barker, Terry Pratchett and others.

  • MyBooksNow
    Shop at fifteen book stores online!

  • Trafford Press
    They use computers to publish books one or two at a time, allowing authors a full profit on their work (if they market it themselves), without having to carry a lot of inventory.

  • Ingram's Lightning Print
    Provides "on-demand" printing and distribution services to the book industry. LPI books are stored electronically and printed, one at a time, as ordered by booksellers and librarians through book wholesalers.

  • A Pocketful of Rhymes
    "This brand new collection of "destined to be classic" rhyming kids stories and poems are absolutely enchanting!  All of the original works on this site portray positive messages that promote self-esteem and individuality in kids. And it's all done through humor!"

  • Gemmell Mania - David Gemmell's Books
    Information about the UK Author - David Gemmell.  Reviews, synopses, votes, interviews, news, resources, and stuff.  Send in your own reviews and comments.  Continually expanding.

  • Alphabetstreet
    The top UK Electronic Commerce company specialising in books and CDs. We have more than 102232 books on crafts and hobby. In the section buy and sell you can even find used and rare books.

  • The Financial Fiction Genre
    A guide to banking and finance in fiction from the classics of Dickens, Thackeray and Zola to modern financial thrillers. Includes British, American, and French authors.

  • Mary Clark, PhD
    Freelance writing and editing: Medical, Pharmaceutical, Environmental

    Get the help you need from an experienced writer and editor, who also understands the research process--from experimental design to statistical analysis--and can work across a range of computer hardware and software.

  • Robot - Robot Kits,Robotics
    Reviews of robotics books, plus robot movies, robot kits and toy robots. Build robots for competitions, for industry, or just for fun! Mobile robots, walking robots, even robots that play soccer! Enter contests like Robot Wars, Robot Sumo, BEAM, and FIRST!

  • Wrox Press
    One of the top computer publishers online. Explore their excellent programer books. From ASP, Visual Basic, C++ to SQL. They have it all!

  • Book Blvd
    A book price comparison engine.

  • Beyond All Limits
    Amateur Science Fiction Fantasy Forum. This page is dedicated to, you, the unsung writers who have a story to tell, but who have been rejected by mainstream publishers. Or perhaps you were too nervous, thinking that your story was not quite good enough. Here is your chance to put it on public display.

  • Conquistador Magazine Book Store
    They specialize in Horse Books about Spanish type horses and most books are hard to find.

  • Poetry by Nicholas Gordon
    There are over four hundred poems here by poet Nicholas Gordon, many of which were written for special occasions.

  • Financial Thrillers by Linda Davies
    Outlines the career of the author Linda Davies and explains how her work in international banking in New York and London provided the inspiration for her thrillers.

  • Powell's - An online bookstore.

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