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All Experts. If you can't find info you need in this enormous archive of free Q&A, send your question to an expert of your choice (also free.) | www.allexperts.com |
Bartelby.com. The perfect site to search for a Shakespeare quote, fact-check a line from a great classic, or look something up in Gray's Anatomy. Unrestricted access to reference, verse, fiction and nonfiction books. | www.bartleby.com |
How Stuff Works. Want to know how those traveling lawn sprinklers work? Or how to clone a sheep? Or fix a leaky toilet? This is site with all answers. Channels for computers, electronics, home, science and more. | www.howstuffworks.com |
Library Spot. An easy-to-navigate uber-library that provides answers to question with links to innumerable reference sites, including many other libraries. | www.libraryspot.com |
Refdesk. An outstanding site filled with fact-finding links and connections to hundreds search engines and research sites. | www.refdesk.com |
Visual Thesaurus. A work of art that is also an excellent thesaurus. Synonyms and definitions unfold on your screen in a beautiful ballet. A slow-loading site, but well worth wait. | www.visualthesaurus.com |
CreativityforLife.com. Explore creative process in your work and in your personal life. Plus links to many other creativity sites. | www.creativityforlife.com |
Creativity-Portal. An elegant site that promotes creativity in all areas of life but features a page specific to writing. | www.creativity-portal.com |
The Soul Food Cafe. A soothing site that promotes writing and creative pursuits as a daily practice. Full of tips, techniques, references and encouragement for writers of all kinds. | www.dailywriting.net |
Tinderbox. This software application stores notes, ideas and plans, mapping them in colors and shapes as they're created. It then scans notes and links and organizes them by patterns and relationships. It will even gather and update relative info and breaking news from Internet. Mac only. Available from www.eastgate.com.
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