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News, Newspapers and Magazines
- A wealth of resources, including current news and events, news by region, and a host of research areas.
- Fleet Street Online
- Links to UK newspapers.
- My personal favorite of online UK newspapers; especially good coverage of books and authors.
- JournalismNet UK
- Links to UK newspapers and databases, search tools, and other UK media.
- Journalism UK
- A host of links to information sources, media, jobs, and other useful sites.
- Magazines in the United Kingdom
- Extensive list of UK magazines; however, lots of broken links.
- NewsNow: The UK's #1 News Portal
- Searches 7567 news sources every five minutes for latest headlines and links to news sources throughout the UK.
(For historic magazines, see the Literature Links.)
- Blackwell's Bookshops
- W.H. Smith Internet Bookshop
Resources for Writers
- Author Network
- UK site with lots of useful information, including articles, links, competition announcements, markets, etc.
- British Guild of Travel Writers
- Burry Man Writers Centre
- "A guide to more than 1800 hand-picked Internet sites from the U.S., UK, Ireland, Scotland, Australia, and Canada."
- A UK site offering a range of resources for fiction writers.
- A UK writing site with loads of resources, including articles, contests and markets.
- One of my personal favorites, this UK writing site offers a great list of markets and contests, plus an e-mail newsletter and several writing contests of its own.
- Writers Circles
- Find a UK writers' group in your neighborhood through this site; also check the page on "Basic Ideas" for links, books, articles, and other useful resources.
- A U.S.-based writing site offering over 600 articles; includes a section for international writers at http://www.writing-world.com/international/index.shtml
Names and Name History
- Names and Naming Resource Links
- For a huge selection of name resources, please visit our sister site, Writing-World.com.
- Medieval Names Archive: English, Old English, and Anglo-Norman Names
- Excellent lists of names from a variety of periods); well-researched and definitive.
- Irish Names
- Pronunciations, alternate spellings, and meanings for a wide variety of Irish names, including emigrant names, animal names, and genealogy.
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