Creative Writing Links

Links to resources for creative writing, self-publishing, entrepreneurship, worldbuilding, and language.

Entrepreneurship

Characters

Reading

Writing

Editing

Structure

Tools

  • Reedsy Plot Generator
    Get help to come up with plots in genres like drama, fantasy, mystery, romance, and sci-fi.

Language

Worldbuilding

Earth – references

Names

  • Behind the Name — the etymology and history of first names
  • Kate Monk’s Onomastikon (Dictionary of Names)
    “This is a collection of names from around the world which was initially intended to help provide character names for live role-players.”

Sci-Fi

Conlangs

  • SCA2 – The Sound Change Applier 2 is a program that applies a set of sound changes to a lexicon.

General

Beta Readers

  • betabooks.co
    Software for organizing beta readers with such features as access control, online reading on many devices, tracking reader progress and feedback handling. Here’s a very comprehensive comparison between BetaBooks and its largest competitor.
  • betareader.io
    Like above. A bit less intuitive UI but has support for Swedish! 😀

Podcasts

Authors

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