I’ve compiled a list of awesome sites that should get you through most writer’s blocks. I can’t take credit for finding all of them. They come courtesy of some savvy tweeps on Twitter but especially Angela Ackerman. You can follow her on Twitter @WriterThesaurus or @AngelaAckerman. She blogs at http://thebookshelfmuse.blogspot.com/.
I hope these links are as useful to you as they are for me.
Reverse Dictionary: http://www.onelook.com/
List of Phobias: http://phobialist.com/
Emotion/Setting/Colors & Shapes Thesaurus: (also a great blog with loads of wonderful info. I encourage each of you to follow them.) http://thebookshelfmuse.blogspot.com/
Character Trait Chart: (another great blog chock full of wonderful advice) http://www.inspirationforwriters.com/techniques/character-trait-chart.html
Writing Realistic Injuries: http://www.users.totalise.co.uk/~leiafee/ramblings/realistic_injuries.htm
The Character Archetypes: (This link is for heroes. Look in the left column for others) http://www.tamicowden.com/heroes.htm
British Phrases: http://englishclub.8m.com/ukus1.htm
Research Links: (a delightful hodge podge of interesting links) http://www.charlottedillon.com/ResearchLinks.html
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