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Tips on Writing
A Bibliography
Textual References
Inserting Quotes
Quoting Poetry
The Internet Public Library : Style and Writing Guides
Essay Writing Center (many types)
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Strategies for Writing a Conclusion
Changing Minds and Persuasion
Writing Argumentative Essays
Persuasive Essays
The Five Paragraph Essay
The Owl at Purdue (Online Writing Lab)
Writing in Science : The Science Report (Monash University)

The Fan Fiction archive
World's largest fanfiction archive and forum where fanfiction writers and readers
around the globe gather to share their passion.

Reference Links
The Dict Development Group (dictionary)
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus
Roget's Thesaurus
Reading Australia

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
The Quotations Page

The Poetry Tool : Find Poems and Poets. Discover Poetry (Poetry Foundation)
Critical Reading : A Guide
Glossary of Poetic Terms
Poetry Forms and Terminology

Bibliomania: Free Online Literature and Study Guides
Folger Shakespeare Library

SparkNotes : The Tempest
The Tempest Study Guide: Background and Plot Summary
The Tempest Book Notes
The Tempest Study Guide

Shakespeare Navigators : Othello Navigator
SparkNotes : Othello
ClassicNotes : Othello

Myths and Legends
Bullfinch's Mythology
Bibliomania : Brewel's Phrase and Fable
The Encyclopedia Mythica : an Encyclopedia on Mythology, Folklore, and Legend
Common Themes, East & West: Creation Myths & Sacred Narratives of Creation

Arthurian Studies:
Morgan le Fay
King Arthur - overview of arthur myth with links to related areas an excellent site.

Literature of Other Cultures
worldcinema.doc - List of acclaimed world cinema films.

Literature of War and Peace
http://www.australiansatwar.gov.au/stories/ - Stories from all wars Australians have been involved in - Boer War, WW1 & 2, Korea, Vietnam, Peacekeeping.
http://www.awm.gov.au/blog/category/personal-stories/ - Personal stories and other research.
Who’s who in Australian Military History - Australian War Memorial
Artists, photographers: Stella Bowen, Nora Heysen, Russell Drysdale, Donald Friend, Frank Hurley, George Lambert, Arthur Streeton.
Award recipients: Albert Jacka, 'Diver' Derrick
Persons of historical importance: 'The Breaker' Morant, Nancy Wake, Vivian Bullwinkel, John Simpson Kirkpatrick, Charles Kingsford-Smith.
Senior officers: Peter John Cosgrove, Clive 'Killer' Caldwell, Edward "Weary" Dunlop
War and identityAustralia's military history; personal accounts; events
Gallipoli and the ANZACsPersonal accounts; events
Defence 2020Is the Australian Defence Force a responsible citizen? What are its values? Interactive modules & information
http://www.pbs.org/pov/regardingwar/ - US Public Broadcasting Service. Many personal stories about war - Afghanistan, Iraq...
http://www.vietnamexp.com/Links/veteran_links.htm - Vietnam war stories.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww1 - Many links about World War 1.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwtwo/ - Many links about World War 2.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/genocide/ - The Holocaust.
http://www.shortstoryarchive.com/war_stories.html - War stories - true and fiction.
Northern Ireland - The Troubles: Conflict between Protestants, Catholics and the British military,
http://sharedtroubles.net - Personal stories.
www.warpoetry.co.uk/northern_ireland.html - War poetry form Northern Ireland.
http://wn.com/The_Troubles#/videos - Videos of The Troubles; includes personal stories.
www.theirishstory.com/tag/the-troubles/ - Historical information.

The My Hero Project
Time 100 : Heroes and Icons
Greek Mythology : Heroes

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Database
Science Fiction
'SF' at Project Gutenberg of Australia

Magical Realism
Magical Realism (Wikipedia)
Magical Realism (Answers.com)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Magical Realism
Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Definition and Much More from Answers.com

Children's Literature
The Source - Magpies Magazine Databases (need password)
Children's Book Council of Australia
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site
Kay E. Vandergrift's Special Interest Page
Inside a Dog - Australian Young Adult literature site with sample chapters, reviews, forums, etc.

Fairy Tales and Fables:
Aesop's Fables : Online Collection
SurLaLune Fairy Tale Pages
Folklinks : Folk and Fairy-Tale Sites
Norwegian Fairy Tales
Fractured Fairy Tales

Children's authors and illustrators:

Digital Book Index Union catalog, includes Internet Archive, Project Gutenberg, Google.
Google Books : Advanced Search click "full view"
Internet Archive
The Online Books Page
Project Gutenberg : Online Book Catalog
Classic Bookshelf

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