Welcome to Beginner Writing

Welcome to Beginner Writing, the site designed to help both students and teachers in their quest to become and to teach better writers. Including everything from tips on the writer's process to overcoming writers block to literary quotes that inspire greatness, Beginner Writing wants to help you utilize all your hidden talents.

Here are a few of the many references you may find useful in your writing.

1. Overcoming Writer's Block
Excellent article on getting over and preventing writer's block, by Denise Jacleen Shively.

2. http://dictionary.reference.com/
Extensive online dictionary.

3. http://thesaurus.reference.com/
Extensive online thesaurus (a book of synonyms).

4. http://www.ed.gov/pubs/
parents/Writing/index.html

Suggestions from the U.S. Department of Education for parents.

5. http://www.essortment.com/in/
Hobbies.Writing/index.htm

A good collection of articles for aspiring authors.

6. http://www.ed.gov/pubs/parents/
LearnPtnrs/write.html

More from the US Department of Education.

7. http://teenwriting.about.com/
Creative writing for teens.

8. http://allsands.com/Writing/
List of resources from writing styles to essay writing tips.

9. http://www.naeyc.org/resources/position_statements/psread0.htm
Overview of learning to read and write.

10. http://members.core.com/~ppekin/
page1.htm

An online workshop for learning to write short fiction.

12. http://www.gened.arizona.edu/WAC/thinking__skills_shown_in_writing.htm
Short article on the thinking skills that are used in writing.

13. http://www.say-it-in-english.com/Lessons.html
A collection of lessons to help the intermediate learner.