Awesome Links for Editing and Polishing

I’ve been finding these amazing writing links lately.

Rather than applying to first drafts, these relate more to the editing phases of writing a novel, and I’ve found them so helpful as I edit my first novel.

So, without further ado, here are some of my favorite writing resources:
The Emotion Thesaurus – a handy reference for showing emotion, rather than telling it: http://thebookshelfmuse.blogspot.com/2008/01/introducing-thesaurus-thursdays.html

The Turkey City Lexicon – a list of some of the more niggly writing mistakes:http://www.sfwa.org/2009/06/turkey-city-lexicon-a-primer-for-sf-workshops/and http://www.critters.org/turkeycity.html (each one is a little different)

How to avoid “eye” bookisms:http://odysseyworkshop.livejournal.com/27400.html, and its follow up, penned by my mentor: http://alyxdellamonica.com/2010/12/eye-bookisms/

Expressing Cardinal Emotions, Male vs. Female – a great study in how different genders express themselves:http://thebookshelfmuse.blogspot.com/2009/01/happy-anniversary-to-bookshelf-muse.html

Character Traits Thesaurus: I just discovered this one today, so I haven’t looked at it much, but already, I’m intrigued: http://thebookshelfmuse.blogspot.com/2011/05/introducingthe-character-traits.html

Do you know any good writer resources for editing and polishing a draft? Please share them below.

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