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Sci-fi related writer organizations and webzines
General writer organizations
General writer webzines and related sites
Screenwriting
Personal web pages
Writers' resources
Texts about writing and sci-fi
Scientific resources
History and mythology
Alternate history sites
General name archives
Ethnic name archives
Historical name archives
Name generators
General language sites
Sci-fi related information
Librarian blogs and related sites
Librarians in the media



 
 
SCI-FI RELATED WRITER ORGANIZATIONS AND WEBZINES
 
 
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc.
http://www.sfwa.org
 
The Finnish Science Fiction Writers Association
http://tieteiskirjoittajat.net
 
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of Japan
http://sfwj.jp
 
Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zeland
http://www.sffanz.org.nz
 
SKRIVA
http://www.dang.se/skriva
 
SFF Net
http://www.sff.net
 
HWA: Horror Writers Association
http://www.horror.org
 
Garden State Speculative Fiction Writers
http://www.gshw.net
 
RWA's Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal Chapter
http://www.romance-ffp.com
 
Speculations
http://www.speculations.com
 
SFNovelist Writing Workshop
http://www.sfnovelist.com/index.htm
 
Critters Writers' Workshop
http://critters.critique.org/critters
 
Online Writing Workshops
http://www.onlinewritingworkshop.com
 
Resources for Fantasy Writers
http://www.author-network.com/fantasy.html
 
International Publishing House
http://iph.lib.ru/
 
Which Science Fiction Writer Are You?
http://paulkienitz.net/skiffy.html
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
GENERAL WRITER ORGANIZATIONS
 
 
PEN American Center
http://www.pen.org
 
American Society of Journalists and Authors
http://www.asja.org
 
Writers Guild of America
http://www.wga.org
 
National Writers Union Home Page
http://www.nwu.org
 
Writers Guild of Great Britain
http://www.writersguild.org.uk
 
ALCS - Authors Licensing and Collecting Society
http://www.alcs.co.uk
 
Western Writers of America
http://www.westernwriters.org
 
Romance Writers of America
https://www.rwa.org
 
Mystery Writers of America
http://www.mysterywriters.org
 
Crime Writers of Great Britain
http://www.twbooks.co.uk/cwa/
 
Sisters in Crime
http://www.sistersincrime.org
 
Thrilling Detective Website
http://www.thrillingdetective.com
 
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
http://scbwi.org
 
Nanowrimo
http://www.nanowrimo.org
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
GENERAL WRITER WEBZINES AND RELATED SITES
 
 
Novelists, Inc.
http://www.ninc.com
 
SPAWN The Small Publishers, Artists, and Writers Network
http://www.spawn.org
 
Writers' Village University
https://www.writersvillage.com
 
Writers Write - The Internet Writing Journal
http://writerswrite.com
 
A-1 Complete Writing and Editing
http://www.a-1writingandediting.writernetwork.com
 
Bohemian Ink
http://www.levity.com/corduroy/
 
Noble Fusion
http://noblefusion.com
 
Absolute Write
http://www.absolutewrite.com
 
Writing.com
http://www.writing.com
 
Forwriters.com
http://www.forwriters.com
 
Authorlink
http://www.authorlink.com
 
Writing-World.com
http://www.writing-world.com
 
Ideas4writers.co.uk
http://www.ideas4writers.co.uk
 
Creative Writing for Teens
http://teenwriting.about.com
 
Project Gutenberg
https://www.gutenberg.org
 
International Children's Digital Library
http://www.icdlbooks.org

 
 
 

 
SCREENWRITING
 
 
American Screenwriters Association
http://americanscreenwriters.com
 
The Screenwriter's Utopia
http://www.screenwritersutopia.com/
 
Euroscript
http://www.lsw.org.uk/
 
Cinema Sites: Writing Recources
http://www.cinema-sites.com/Cinema_Sites_SCRPT.html
 
The Scripteriter's Network
http://www.scriptwritersnetwork.com/
 
Coverscript
http://www.coverscript.com
 
Wordplay
http://www.wordplayer.com/
 
The TV Writer Home Page
http://www.tvwriter.com/
 
Essays on the Craft of Dramatic Writing
http://www.storyispromise.com/
 
Movie Scripts: Drew's Meat And Potatoes
http://www.script-o-rama.com/oldindex.shtml
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
PERSONAL WEB PAGES
 
 
Science Fiction Worlds of Jeffrey A. Carver
http://www.starrigger.net/
 
The Burry Man Writers Center
http://www.burryman.com/
 
HollyLisle.com
http://www.hollylisle.com/
 
John Hewitt's Writer's Resource Center
http://www.poewar.com/
 
Mary Soon Lee's Speculative Fiction Page
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~mslee/wr.html
 
Manuscript Critique and Courses For Writers
http://www.writing2sell.com/index.html

The Everyday People's Guide on How to Write a Novel
http://www.musik-therapie.at/PederHill/
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
WRITERS' RESOURCES
 
 
Links to Writers’ Workshops
http://www.sfwa.org/2009/06/links-to-writers-workshops/
 
Geoffrey A. Landis - Some Links for Writers
http://www.sff.net/people/Geoffrey.Landis/writing.htp
 
Internet Research Resources for Science Fiction Writers
http://www.writerswrite.com/journal/jan99/gak11.htm
 
F. and S. Marriott - Links for Writers
http://www.marriottworld.com/links/writers.htm
 
Forwriters Writer References and Resources
http://www.forwriters.com/references.html
 
Jack Lynch: Resources for Writers and Writing Instructors
http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Writing/links.html
 
Writers' Groups
http://www.writerswrite.com/groups.htm
 
Site du Jour of the Day Archives
http://sdjotd.tripod.com/
 
A Tax Cheat Sheet for Kindle eBook Self-Publishing
https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/tax-tips/ Self-Employment-Taxes/
A-Tax-Cheat-Sheet-for-Kindle-eBook-Self-Publishing/INF29515.html
 
Maryville University Online's Literary Devices Guide
https://online.maryville.edu/online-bachelors-degrees/online-literary-devices-guide/


 

 
 

 
TEXTS ABOUT WRITING AND SCI-FI
 
 
Harry Harrison: How I work
http://www.iol.ie/~carrollm/hh/howiwork.htm
 
The Grand List of Overused Science Fiction Cliches
http://www.cthreepo.com/writing/cliche/
 
Peter's Evil Overlord List
http://www.eviloverlord.com/lists/overlord.html
 
The Writer's Resources Page
http://www.logicalcreativity.com/jon/writing.html
 
If You Like This page of Ultimate Science Fiction Web Guide
http://www.magicdragon.com/UltimateSF/thisthat.html
 
What is Science Fiction?
http://www.treitel.org/Richard/sf/sf.html
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
SCIENTIFIC RESOURCES
 
 
New Scientist
http://www.newscientist.com/
 
PhysLINK.com
http://www.physlink.com/
 
Infoplease.com - Science and Technology
http://www.infoplease.com/sci.html
 
NASA Human Spaceflight
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/home/
 
The Artemis Project
http://www.asi.org/
 
Planetary Society
http://planetary.org/
 
The Nine Planets - Solar System Tour
http://nineplanets.org/
 
Hypothetical Planets
http://nineplanets.org/hypo.html
 
Conversion and Calculation Center
http://www.convertit.com/Go/ConvertIt/
 
Nationstates.net
http://www.nationstates.net/cgi-bin/index.cgi
 
 
 
 
 

 
HISTORY AND MYTHOLOGY
 
 
The Ancient World
http://home6.swipnet.se/~w-63448/
 
Discovering Ancient Egypt
http://discoveringegypt.com/
 
Ancient Roman History Timeline
http://www.exovedate.com/ancient_timeline_one.html

Nova Roma
http://www.novaroma.org/nr/Main_Page
 
Catholic Encyclopedia - List of Popes From 32 AD
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12272b.htm
 
A Look At Feudalism: Sectional Societies
http://www.sofasandsectionals.com/feudalism-sectional-societies
 
Agricola: The Finnish History Network
http://agricola.utu.fi/
 
Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century
http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/20centry.htm
 
Periodical Historical Atlas of Euorope
http://www.euratlas.net/history/europe/index.html
 
Matthew White's Homepage - Links to Historical Maps
http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/maplinks.htm
 
UT Library - Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/index.html
 
The History Webring
http://S.webring.com/
 
Odin's Castle of Dreams & Legends
http://www.odinscastle.org/index.html
 
John Adcox- Mythology and Folklore
http://johnadcox.com/page1/Mythology_and_Folklore.html
 
The Realm of the Fae
http://thefae.freeservers.com/
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
ALTERNATE HISTORY SITES
 
 
Uchronia: The Alternate History List
http://www.uchronia.net
 
Alternatehistory.com
http://www.alternatehistory.com/discussion/
 
Andy's Anachronisms
http://www.timetravelreviews.com/
 
Shades of History - Spiritualist's Alternate History site
http://spiritualist.alternatehistory.com/
   
David Johnson's Altenrnate History webpage
http://home.earthlink.net/~trolleyfan/
   
Surreal Histories by Matthew White
http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/what-if.htm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
GENERAL NAME ARCHIVES
 

Familyeducation.com
http://genealogy.familyeducation.com/browse/origin/

20000-Names.com
http://www.20000-names.com/
 
The Etymology and History of First Names
http://www.behindthename.com/

 Babynames.net
http://babynames.net/

Alfabette Zoope Name Lists
http://www.zoope.com/about/about_names.html
 
The Baby Name Finder
http://www.babycenter.com/baby-names
 
Popular Baby Names
http://www.popularbabynames.com/
 
Think! Baby Names
http://www.thinkbabynames.com/
 
Namely Yours - Name Search
http://www.namely-yours.com/
 
Surnames.com
http://www.surnames.com/
 
Ancestry.com
http://www.ancestry.com/mainv.htm
 
Stardust Name Campaign
http://stardust.jpl.nasa.gov/overview/microchip/
 
Famous People Who Have a First Name for a Last Name
http://www.bigdumptruck.com/lists/
 
The Names and Naming Webring
http://hub.yourtakeonlife.com/hub/onomastics
 
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
http://www.cyndislist.com/
 
The Funny Name Server
http://www.funnyname.com/
 
 
 
 
 

 
ETHNIC NAME ARCHIVES
 
 
Muslim Names
http://islam.org/Culture/Names/default.htm
 
All Hebrew Names
http://www.allhebrewnames.com/hebnames/en/home.seam
 
Indian Naming Conventions
http://learningindia.in/indian-naming-conventions/
 
Indian Baby Names and their meanings
http://www.indiaexpress.com/specials/babynames/
 
Indianastrology2000.com - Indian first names
http://www.indianastrology2000.com/babyname/index.shtml
 
The Sikhism Home Page: Sikh Names
http://www.sikhs.org/names.htm
 
Mandarin Chinese Names for Gamers
http://www.jiawen.net/Chinesenames.html
 
Adopt Vietnam: Vietnamese Names
http://www.adoptvietnam.org/vietnamese/names.htm
 
MeilleursPrenoms.com
http://meilleursprenoms.com/
 
Prenoms.com - Le guide des prénoms
http://www.prenoms.com/liste/liste.html
 
Die Grosse Vornamendatenbank
http://vornamen2000.de/
 
Finnish Names
http://pasikarppanen.net/names/
 
Genealogical Society of Finland: Personal Names
http://www.genealogia.fi/nimet/indexe.htm
 
How to pronounce Finnish names
http://www.sci.fi/~kajun/finns/
 
Guide to Irish Names
http://www.irelandseye.com/aarticles/culture/names/index.shtm
 
UK & Ireland Genealogy - Surnames from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales
http://www.genuki.org.uk/indexes/SurnamesLists.html
 
A to Z of Family Surnames From England
http://members.tripod.com/~Caryl_Williams/names-7.html
 
Some Meanings of English Surnames
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~framland/framland/Meanings.htm
 
Baby Names of Ireland.com
http://www.babynamesofireland.com/
 
AfriGeneas - African American Surnames Database
http://www.afrigeneas.com/surnames/
 
The Utah Baby Namer - Mormon names
http://wesclark.com/ubn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
HISTORICAL NAME ARCHIVES
 
 
Legion XXIV - Roman Names Page
http://www.legionxxiv.org/nomens/
 
Germanic Names in the Low Lands before 1100
http://www.keesn.nl/names/
 
Ireland History - Old Irish-Gaelic Surnames
http://www.rootsweb.com/~irlkik/ihm/irenames.htm
 
Irish names - Traditional, Modern, and In-Between
http://www.namenerds.com/irish/
 
Medieval Names Archive
http://www.panix.com/~mittle/names/
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
NAME GENERATORS
 
 
Fantasy Name Generator
http://rinkworks.com/namegen/

Fairy Name Generator
http://www.emmadavies.net/fairy/
 
Pagan Name Generator
http://www.fjordstone.com/fjo/generator.html
 
Hobbit Name Generator
http://www.chriswetherell.com/hobbit/
 
Jedi Name Generator
http://www.xach.com/misc/jedi.html
 
Lee's Useless Super-Hero Generator
http://home.HiWAAY.net/~lkseitz/comics/herogen/
 
Tim's Porn Star Name Generator
http://members.tripod.com/~Carter_Phillips/name.html
 
Chinese Name Generator
http://www.mandarintools.com/chinesename.html
 
Band-O-Matic
http://www.joescafe.com/bands/
 
Noemata Multipurpose Name Generator
http://noemata.net/nbng/

Seventh Sanctum - Name Generators
http://www.seventhsanctum.com/index-name.php

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
GENERAL LANGUAGE SITES
 
 
Language Web Sites
http://ejw.i8.com/forweb.htm
 
Languages of the World
http://www.123world.com/languages/
 
Ethnologue Country Index
http://www.ethnologue.com/country_index.asp
 
ilovelanguages.com
http://www.ilovelanguages.com/
 
Eurolang - Minority languages
http://www.eurolang.net/browse.htm
 
European Minority Languages
http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/saoghal/mion-chanain/en/
 
Native American Language Resources
http://www.plumsite.com/palace/native.htm
 
Aboriginal Languages of Australia
http://www.dnathan.com/VL/austLang.htm
 
Links to Aboriginal Resources
http://www.bloorstreet.com/300block/aborl.htm
 
Constructed Human Languages
http://www.quetzal.com/conlang.html
 
Language Construction Kit
http://www.zompist.com/kit.html
 
Klingon Language Institute
http://www.kli.org/
 
YourDictionary.com
http://www.yourdictionary.com/
 
Glossaries by Language
http://www.lai.com/glossaries.html
 
Online Dictionaries and Translators
http://www.word2word.com/dictionary.html
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
SCI-FI RELATED INFORMATION
 
 
Science Fiction on the net
http://www.xs4all.nl/~jcdverha/sf.html
 
Ansible Links
http://news.ansible.uk/
 
Scientifiction links
http://www.anarres.fi/sf/
 
SF Site
http://www.sfsite.com/
 
Science Fiction Authors
http://www.magicdragon.com/UltimateSF/authors.html
 
SF Site - Authors
http://www.sfsite.com/scribe/scribe01.htm
 
SciFan: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers
http://www.scifan.com/writers/
 
AwardWeb:  Collections of Literary Award Information
http://www.dpsinfo.com/awardweb/
 
 
 
 
 

 



 
LIBRARIAN BLOGS AND RELATED SITES
 
 
LibrarySpot.com
http://libraryspot.com/

Library Stuff
http://www.librarystuff.net/

Librarian.net
http://www.librarian.net/

Librarism.com
http://www.librarism.com/

Progressive Librarian
http://libr.org/PL/

Librarian Avengers
http://www.librarianavengers.org/

The Bellydancing Librarian
http://www.sonic.net/~erisw/bdlib.html

The Renegade Librarian
http://renegadelibrarian.blogspot.com/

The Lipstick Librarian
http://www.lipsticklibrarian.com/

The Shifted Librarian
http://www.theshiftedlibrarian.com/

Well-dressed Librarian
http://welldressedlibrarian.blogspot.com/

 

 




LIBRARIANS IN THE MEDIA
 

Quotations About Libraries and Librarians
http://www.ifla.org/I/humour/author.htm

You Don't Look Like a Librarian!
http://www.librarian-image.net/

Seeing Ourselves as Others Do
http://www.liscareer.com/dyer_service.htm

Image And The Librarian
http://home.earthlink.net/~cyberresearcher/ImageHomepage.htm

Librarian Avengers - Why you should fall to your knees and worship a librarian
http://librarianavengers.org/worship-2/

Librarians In Society
http://www.galaxy.com/dir960829/Librarians-in-Society.htm

Image of Libraries In Popular Culture
http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/impact/f01/Focus/Image/Adriane/topic.htm

Librarians As Characters In Fiction
http://www.gslis.mcgill.ca/marginal/mar7-3/Librarians A Characters In Fiction.htm

Librarian Stereotypes and the Movies
http://wings.buffalo.edu/publications/mcjrnl/v1n1/image.html

Librarians In The Movies
http://emp.byui.edu/RAISHM/films/introduction.html

Librarians And Movies
http://www.gslis.mcgill.ca/marginal/mar7-3/Libraries and Movies.htm

Hollywood Librarian
http://www.hollywoodlibrarian.com/

The Librarian (1947)
http://www.archive.org/details/Libraria1947

Libraries In Science Fiction
http://www.ku.edu/~sfcenter/library.htm

Bibliomystery
http://web.simmons.edu/~schwartz/bibmyst.html

Librarians In Romance Novels
http://wendythesuperlibrarian.blogspot.fi/p/librarians-in-romance-novels.html

Unpacking an Erotic Icon: The Sexy Librarian
http://savageminds.org/2014/03/26/unpacking-an-erotic-icon-the-sexy-librarian/

Naked librarians
http://www.jessamyn.com/naked/links.html

Library Science Jargon That Sounds Dirty
http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/library-science-jargon-that-sounds-dirty

Sex In The Stacks - Librarian Porn Novels Reviewed
http://www.chiprowe.com/articles/library.html

The Nympho Librarian and Other Stories
http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/tag/the-nympho-librarian-and-other-stories/