Considering that book reviews are usually about the newest and latest, it may be odd to point to some of our favorites. But if you want to know how to write a review, or if you just want to know what we at Reflection’s Edge tried to do with them, the examples below show some of our most interesting approaches[...]
Yes, we’ve told you what slush readers hate (Confessions of a Slush Monkey); we’ve even told you what we consider some of the finer points of writing (Letter from the [...]
You’ve seen our science fiction pics. You’ve seen our favorite horror. Now we’re back with a highly biased, hugely enthusiastic list of the fantasy books we couldn’t live without. If you want to share your fantasy favorites, drop us a line via our blog.
What do slush readers really love – and really hate? And how do you get past them into the hands of an editor? RE’s own slush reader (or slush monkey, as the reader prefers) gives the inside scoop on a slush reader’s process.
Part two of our extremely biased and highly enthusiastic list of RE recommendations.
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation, ed. Seamus Heaney. What can we say? Battles with monsters never sounded better, [...]
Our staff reviews Natalie Goldberg’s Writing Down the Bones.
It can be said there are two kinds of writers – those who have had writer’s block, and those who fear it. Is it a disease? Can it be “cured”? [...]
The Elements of Style, by Strunk & White, may be the book most frequently assigned to high school and college classes. Features quotes such as: “vigorous writing is concise” and [...]
Dictionary.com Every writer needs a dictionary – we just also happen to be fond of this online one. Fast and cheap.
Thesaurus.com is occasionally plagued by popup ads, but it’s the [...]
Duotrope’s Digest is a donation-supported brilliant market listing site that features them all, no matter how small. It also features the ability to track your submissions, information the site [...]
Artists (including writers) automatically receive a copyright on any work they produce. However, U.S. authors may gain certain advantages by registering their copyrights ($30 fee). The U.S. Copyright Office provides [...]
Cornell Poisonous Plants is just what it says – a poisonous plant database with images of these plants as well their most common victims, and occasionally some very random trivia [...]
Virtual Library – American Indians is a list of Native American resources on the internet. The links are not particularly well organized, but they are kept relatively current.
The Alamo includes [...]
Uncle Orson’s Writing Class – Orson Scott Card has some unusual political and religious beliefs, but his views on writing are at the very least well-considered. Agree or disagree, each [...]
japan-guide.com’s Japanese History is a quick guide through virtually any period of time in Japan.
American West has some unusual links – there’s even a Native Languages page – but it’s [...]