- Pinterest. I delayed getting one of these, because I thought it was so cliche to get one, and if I did, people would think I was using it for wedding ideas. But it's been really helpful in gathering visual ideas for my story. They let you have 3 secret boards, so no one else can see it, if you want to keep things private (like me).
- Etsy. A lot of people post their crafts on this site. There's jewelry, clothes, costumes, and other bobbles. I found a necklace there that matches what I imagine an important necklace in my book to be.
- Wordle. Copy and paste your entire book (or just a section) and see what words keep cropping up so you know what to avoid.
- Babynamesworld.com. I can't get over suggesting this site for finding names. They have the best advanced search option I've ever seen.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Sites that help a writer
The internet can be a distraction, sure, but I've also found a lot of websites that help my writing in some way. Here are some of those: