A Useful Resource The Ultimate Grammar Resource Guide.

Booksnbytes Check out your favourite author's bibliography and discover some new ones. An easy to navigate and helpful site.

Conrad Williams A talented young writer of literary, crime and horror fiction, including several novels and numerous anthologies.

dibsblog Read about books before their release date.

Edge Intelligent and thought provoking articles from scientists, humanists and philosophers.

Forum Web site of Forum magazine, the UK's long running journal of human relations and all forms of consensual sexuality.

Mystical Unicorn A friendly online used bookseller who offers to ship worldwide. They also have thousands of author bibliographies and author links.

The New Writer This is the web home of long-established print magazine The New Writer. It offers advice and help to would-be authors, including opportunities to promote new short stories and interviews with more established scribes. They also list new markets in every issue.

One Woman's Writing Retreat The perfect place to find links to numerous authors - males as well as females. Lots of info on books, magazines and e-zines too. This retreat is run by a woman who loves reading novels, including dark fiction. I think she should be cloned.

Page 99 is a frequently updated blog that’s designed to encourage reading and invites guest authors to comment on their latest work.

StorySouth.com Web site dedicated to promoting the written word. My short story How To Save Your Own Life was listed amongst the most notable for their Best Online Fiction Of 2003.

SylviasMother.com Tribute site to the unforgettable Dr Hook which includes the lyrics of most of their songs, including Kiss It Away.

wordwizard is dedicated to the English language, looking at the origins of words and phrases, quotations etc. It welcomes thousands of visitors from around the world every day. They also have an Authors Direct section in which they'll run a link to your writing site for free.

Writer Beware Is that proposed new agent a guardian angel or a rip off merchant? This site warns scribes about the charlatans (no, not the pop group) out there.

Writers.net News and discussion forums for writers, editors, agents and publishers.

The Yellow Room An attractive British magazine with contributions from new and established female writers, edited by former QWF editor Jo Derrick.