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English 163 - Exploring the World of Writers and Writing: Home

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Search Strategies for Google

1) Use quotation marks to search for an exact phrase like "writing process"

    You can also use quotation marks with names: "John Green"

2) Use site: if you want results from within a specific domain (.edu, .gov, .org)

   "J.K. Rowling" will find .edu websites that include the exact name "J.K. Rowling"



Recommended Websites

Poets & Writers

"Founded in 1970, Poets & Writers is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization serving creative writers."

Writer's Digest

"For more than 90 years, the experts at Writer's Digest have been publishing books, magazines, competitions, conferences and distance education materials for writers who want to polish their skills and hone their craft."

The Writer

"The Writer is dedicated to expanding and supporting the work of professional and aspiring writers with a straightforward presentation of industry information, writing instruction and professional and personal motivation."

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