Resources for Writing and Language

Here is a list of some of the most helpful sites I have found on the Internet. Hopefully they will also be helpful to you. If you see any other sites that you would like included here, feel free to send me an email at offering advice to writers, editors, and proofreaders. This site offers links to websites and organizations useful for writers and editors, both general and specialized, with an emphasis on North America.

National Punctuation Day

National Punctuation Day is a celebration of the lowly comma, correctly used quotation marks, and other proper uses of periods, semicolons, and the ever-mysterious ellipsis. It is celebrated annually on September 24th.

Cozy English Grammar

Cozy English Grammar is an award-winning series of relaxed English grammar, punctuation, or essay tutorials prepared as “living textbooks”. These educational DVD courses can be used alone or as an excellent supplement to other English Language Arts courses. (

Phonics International

Phonics International is a internationally recognized phonic educational program designed by Debbie Hepplewhite, who has long been recognized as one of the leading authorities in the field of synthetic phonics. For more information, visit, (

English Teaching jobs in China

Gold Star TEFL Recruitment will assist you in finding the best ESL teaching jobs in China with the leading schools in major cities across China. With over 7 years experience in the ESL industry, we offer a reliable and trustworthy service, completely free of charge from start to finish, (

The Black Stump

The Black Stump is an ongoing reference site to many subjects and is presented in a way that makes resources reasonably quick to load and find. Their Words, Literature, Dictionary and Language section is a must-have resource for any writer, ( is free and family friendly. The site is the single best source for facts on the Net; a one-stop site for all things Internet: news, weather, sports, reference, encyclopedia, facts on file, dictionaries and encyclopedias, tutorials, search engines, free stuff, games and much more. Refdesk’s Grammar, Usage and Style page is one of the web’s most comprehensive resource pages of English language related content. ( has an excellent academic, educational and teaching resource page gleaned during Internet reference searches. A go to resource for any writer and writing student. (

the Language Resource RoomThe Language Resource Room

The Language Resource Room is a great resource for teachers and educators looking for online tools in the classroom.



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