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60 Awesome Search Engines for Serious Writers


Finding the information you need as a writer shouldn’t be a chore. Luckily, there are plenty of search engines out there that are designed to help you at any stage of the process, from coming up with great ideas to finding a publisher to get your work into print. Both writers still in college and those on their way to professional success will appreciate this list of useful search applications that are great from making writing a little easier and more efficient.
Professional
Find other writers, publishers and ways to market your work through these searchable databases and search engines.
Litscene: Use this search engine to search through thousands of writers and literary projects, and add your own as well.
Thinkers.net: Get a boost in your creativity with some assistance from this site.
PoeWar: Whether you need help with your career or your writing, this site is full of great searchable articles.
Publisher’s Catalogues: Try out this site to search through the catalogs and names of thousands of publishers.
Edit Red: Through this site you can showcase your own work and search through work by others, as well as find helpful FAQ’s on writing.
Writersdock: Search through this site for help with your writing, find jobs and join other writers in discussions.
PoetrySoup: If you want to find some inspirational poetry, this site is a great resource.
Booksie.com: Here, you can search through a wide range of self-published books.
One Stop Write Shop: Use this tool to search through the writings of hundreds of other amateur writers.
Writer’s Cafe: Check out this online writer’s forum to find and share creative works.
Literary Marketplace: Need to know something about the publishing industry? Use this search tool to find the information you need now.
Writing
These helpful tools will help you along in the writing process.
WriteSearch: This search engine focuses exclusively on sites devoted to reading and writing to deliver its results.
The Burry Man Writers Center: Find a wealth of writing resources on this searchable site.
Writing.com: This fully-featured site makes it possible to find information both fun and serious about the craft of writing.
Purdue OWL: Need a little instruction on your writing? This tool from Purdue University in Lafayette, IN can help.
Writing Forums: Search through these writing forums to find answers to your writing issues.
Research 
Try out these tools to get your writing research done in a snap.
Google Scholar: With this specialized search engine from Google, you’ll only get reliable, academic results for your searches.
WorldCat: If you need a book from the library, try out this tool. It’ll search and find the closest location.
Scirus: Find great scientific articles and publications through this search engine.
OpenLibrary: If you don’t have time to run to a brick-and-mortar library, this online tool can still help you find books you can use.
Online Journals Search Engine: Try out this search engine to find free online journal articles.
All Academic: This search engine focuses on returning highly academic, reliable resources.
LOC Ask a Librarian: Search through the questions on this site to find helpful answers about the holdings at the Library of Congress.
Encylcopedia.com: This search engine can help you find basic encyclopedia articles.
Clusty: If you’re searching for a topic to write on, this search engine with clustered results can help get your creative juices flowing.
Intute: Here you’ll find a British search engine that delivers carefully chosen results from academia.
AllExperts: Have a question? Ask the experts on this site or search through the existing answers.
Reference
Need to look up a quote or a fact? These search tools make it simple.
Writer’s Web Search Engine: This search engine is a great place to find reference information on how to write well.
Bloomsbury Magazine Research Centre: You’ll find numerous resources on publications, authors and more through this search engine.
Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus: Make sure you’re using words correctly and can come up with alternatives with the help of this tool.
References.net: Find all the reference material you could ever need through this search engine.
Quotes.net: If you need a quote, try searching for one by topic or by author on this site.
Literary Encyclopedia: Look up any famous book or author in this search tool.
Acronym Finder: Not sure what a particular acronym means? Look it up here.
Bartleby: Through Bartleby, you can find a wide range of quotes from famous thinkers, writers and celebrities.
Wikipedia.com: Just about anything and everything you could want to look up is found on this site.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Find all the great philosophers you could want to reference in this online tool.
Niche Writers
If you’re focusing on writing in a particular niche, these tools can be a big help.
PubGene: Those working in sci-fi or medical writing will appreciate this database of genes, biological terms and organisms.
GoPubMd: You’ll find all kinds of science and medical search results here.
Jayde: Looking for a business? Try out this search tool.
Zibb: No matter what kind of business you need to find out more about, this tool will find the information.
TechWeb: Do a little tech research using this news site and search engine.
Google Trends: Try out this tool to find out what people are talking about.
Godchecker: Doing a little work on ancient gods and goddesses? This tool can help you make sure you have your information straight.
Healia: Find a wide range of health topics and information by using this site.
Sci-Fi Search: Those working on sci-fi can search through relevant sites to make sure their ideas are original.
Books
Find your own work and inspirational tomes from others by using these search engines.
Literature Classics: This search tool makes it easy to find the free and famous books you want to look through.
InLibris: This search engine provides one of the largest directories of literary resources on the web.
SHARP Web: Using this tool, you can search through the information on the history of reading and publishing.
AllReaders: See what kind of reviews books you admire got with this search engine.
BookFinder: No matter what book you’re looking for you’re bound to find it here.
ReadPrint: Search through this site for access to thousands of free books.
Google Book Search: Search through the content of thousands upon thousands of books here, some of which is free to use.
Indie Store Finder: If you want to support the little guy, this tool makes it simple to find an independent bookseller in your neck of the woods.
Blogging
For web writing, these tools can be a big help.
Technorati: This site makes it possible to search through millions of blogs for both larger topics and individual posts.
Google Blog Search: Using this specialized Google search engine, you can search through the content of blogs all over the web.
Domain Search: Looking for a place to start your own blog? This search tool will let you know what’s out there.
OpinMind: Try out this blog search tool to find opinion focused blogs.
IceRocket: Here you’ll find a real-time blog search engine so you’ll get the latest news and posts out there.
PubSub:  This search tool scours sites like Twitter and Friendfeed to find the topics people are talking about most every day.

bigbraingene:

60 Awesome Search Engines for Serious Writers

Finding the information you need as a writer shouldn’t be a chore. Luckily, there are plenty of search engines out there that are designed to help you at any stage of the process, from coming up with great ideas to finding a publisher to get your work into print. Both writers still in college and those on their way to professional success will appreciate this list of useful search applications that are great from making writing a little easier and more efficient.

Professional

Find other writers, publishers and ways to market your work through these searchable databases and search engines.

  1. Litscene: Use this search engine to search through thousands of writers and literary projects, and add your own as well.
  2. Thinkers.net: Get a boost in your creativity with some assistance from this site.
  3. PoeWar: Whether you need help with your career or your writing, this site is full of great searchable articles.
  4. Publisher’s Catalogues: Try out this site to search through the catalogs and names of thousands of publishers.
  5. Edit Red: Through this site you can showcase your own work and search through work by others, as well as find helpful FAQ’s on writing.
  6. Writersdock: Search through this site for help with your writing, find jobs and join other writers in discussions.
  7. PoetrySoup: If you want to find some inspirational poetry, this site is a great resource.
  8. Booksie.com: Here, you can search through a wide range of self-published books.
  9. One Stop Write Shop: Use this tool to search through the writings of hundreds of other amateur writers.
  10. Writer’s Cafe: Check out this online writer’s forum to find and share creative works.
  11. Literary Marketplace: Need to know something about the publishing industry? Use this search tool to find the information you need now.

Writing

These helpful tools will help you along in the writing process.

  1. WriteSearch: This search engine focuses exclusively on sites devoted to reading and writing to deliver its results.
  2. The Burry Man Writers Center: Find a wealth of writing resources on this searchable site.
  3. Writing.com: This fully-featured site makes it possible to find information both fun and serious about the craft of writing.
  4. Purdue OWL: Need a little instruction on your writing? This tool from Purdue University in Lafayette, IN can help.
  5. Writing Forums: Search through these writing forums to find answers to your writing issues.

Research

Try out these tools to get your writing research done in a snap.

  1. Google Scholar: With this specialized search engine from Google, you’ll only get reliable, academic results for your searches.
  2. WorldCat: If you need a book from the library, try out this tool. It’ll search and find the closest location.
  3. Scirus: Find great scientific articles and publications through this search engine.
  4. OpenLibrary: If you don’t have time to run to a brick-and-mortar library, this online tool can still help you find books you can use.
  5. Online Journals Search Engine: Try out this search engine to find free online journal articles.
  6. All Academic: This search engine focuses on returning highly academic, reliable resources.
  7. LOC Ask a Librarian: Search through the questions on this site to find helpful answers about the holdings at the Library of Congress.
  8. Encylcopedia.com: This search engine can help you find basic encyclopedia articles.
  9. Clusty: If you’re searching for a topic to write on, this search engine with clustered results can help get your creative juices flowing.
  10. Intute: Here you’ll find a British search engine that delivers carefully chosen results from academia.
  11. AllExperts: Have a question? Ask the experts on this site or search through the existing answers.

Reference

Need to look up a quote or a fact? These search tools make it simple.

  1. Writer’s Web Search Engine: This search engine is a great place to find reference information on how to write well.
  2. Bloomsbury Magazine Research Centre: You’ll find numerous resources on publications, authors and more through this search engine.
  3. Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus: Make sure you’re using words correctly and can come up with alternatives with the help of this tool.
  4. References.net: Find all the reference material you could ever need through this search engine.
  5. Quotes.net: If you need a quote, try searching for one by topic or by author on this site.
  6. Literary Encyclopedia: Look up any famous book or author in this search tool.
  7. Acronym Finder: Not sure what a particular acronym means? Look it up here.
  8. Bartleby: Through Bartleby, you can find a wide range of quotes from famous thinkers, writers and celebrities.
  9. Wikipedia.com: Just about anything and everything you could want to look up is found on this site.
  10. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Find all the great philosophers you could want to reference in this online tool.

Niche Writers

If you’re focusing on writing in a particular niche, these tools can be a big help.

  1. PubGene: Those working in sci-fi or medical writing will appreciate this database of genes, biological terms and organisms.
  2. GoPubMd: You’ll find all kinds of science and medical search results here.
  3. Jayde: Looking for a business? Try out this search tool.
  4. Zibb: No matter what kind of business you need to find out more about, this tool will find the information.
  5. TechWeb: Do a little tech research using this news site and search engine.
  6. Google Trends: Try out this tool to find out what people are talking about.
  7. Godchecker: Doing a little work on ancient gods and goddesses? This tool can help you make sure you have your information straight.
  8. Healia: Find a wide range of health topics and information by using this site.
  9. Sci-Fi Search: Those working on sci-fi can search through relevant sites to make sure their ideas are original.

Books

Find your own work and inspirational tomes from others by using these search engines.

  1. Literature Classics: This search tool makes it easy to find the free and famous books you want to look through.
  2. InLibris: This search engine provides one of the largest directories of literary resources on the web.
  3. SHARP Web: Using this tool, you can search through the information on the history of reading and publishing.
  4. AllReaders: See what kind of reviews books you admire got with this search engine.
  5. BookFinder: No matter what book you’re looking for you’re bound to find it here.
  6. ReadPrint: Search through this site for access to thousands of free books.
  7. Google Book Search: Search through the content of thousands upon thousands of books here, some of which is free to use.
  8. Indie Store Finder: If you want to support the little guy, this tool makes it simple to find an independent bookseller in your neck of the woods.

Blogging

For web writing, these tools can be a big help.

  1. Technorati: This site makes it possible to search through millions of blogs for both larger topics and individual posts.
  2. Google Blog Search: Using this specialized Google search engine, you can search through the content of blogs all over the web.
  3. Domain Search: Looking for a place to start your own blog? This search tool will let you know what’s out there.
  4. OpinMind: Try out this blog search tool to find opinion focused blogs.
  5. IceRocket: Here you’ll find a real-time blog search engine so you’ll get the latest news and posts out there.
  6. PubSub: This search tool scours sites like Twitter and Friendfeed to find the topics people are talking about most every day.
Posted on Aug 15, 2014Share
So these two guys at work, one of them is a friend of my friend and yesterday we bumped into them and started talking. I swear this is the weirdest 25 minutes of my entire life (for confidentiality purpose, we’ll name them Yogi and Booboo because of their height difference):
Booboo receives a text on his cellphone which makes the sound a of bursting bubble. Yogi asks what the sound is about
Booboo answers that the sound of water is soothing and tries to mimic a bursting bubble sounds, which results in this which happens to be silent…:
 
Yogi then asks what this is, since there were no noises coming out and then tries to fill in with his perception of the bubble sound…which is basically a door opening.
Then, the conversation deviates to Robin Williams, but Booboo mentions that is is too soon. So the conversation switches to Bills Cosby and why he had gills.
For some reason we now move to the fact that Sponge Bob looks like a regular cleaning sponge but isn’t one. And that he is in fact a sea sponge which would be terrifying if designed as is. Then comes the obvious argument about the fact that we are adults watching cartoons. Yogi then asks why us girls are still standing there and that it is probably because we always leave and make out at the same time each day. Booboo gets his phone out waiting for the moment we start to make out (which never have and never will happen) Then, he turns away as if he were leaving while Booboo asks why he’s not making eye contact. Basically like this:
 
Yogi answers that eye-contact is too much commitment. Just like removing socks while having sex. He then goes on about the fact that socks are a great excuse for everything, like when you fake proposing, you can’t put one knee down because of the socks and would have to remove them in order to be able too. Which again is too big of a commitment. He then does some ballet moves, concerned about the pose his leg was in. Buttons also happen to be another commitment. Another lady passes by and suddenly Yogi asks her if she keeps her socks on when she has sex. She answers that she sometimes does and that Gene Simmons also does. That she saw a video where he was doing it with some prostitute that was wearing crocs and low budget. 
After that, Yogi says he is filing this in his head, his memory. Then wonders how it’s called and remembers it is a thought. He files his thought to remember to go home and google gene simmons video with croc girl.
 
Suddenly, monkeys become the subject. How Yogi likes monkeys so much and then starts mentioning movies with monkeys in them. We end up saying bye a couple of times and it gets mentioned how weird it is that we are still standing there talking to them.
Finally social networks are in the conversation and I mention the fact my friend doesn’t own or want twitter. Yogi says he’s on basically everything like porn hub porn tube redtube and others and that he has his own show. (I could not care less about this……………………………………..!) Then he asks for my name and I just answer I have no name…Followed by even if I told you, you’d end up calling me Maurice cause no English people can say my name. So my friend tells him: It’s Maryse.

So these two guys at work, one of them is a friend of my friend and yesterday we bumped into them and started talking. I swear this is the weirdest 25 minutes of my entire life (for confidentiality purpose, we’ll name them Yogi and Booboo because of their height difference):

Booboo receives a text on his cellphone which makes the sound a of bursting bubble.
Yogi asks what the sound is about

Booboo answers that the sound of water is soothing and tries to mimic a bursting bubble sounds, which results in this which happens to be silent…:

 image

Yogi then asks what this is, since there were no noises coming out and then tries to fill in with his perception of the bubble sound…which is basically a door opening.

Then, the conversation deviates to Robin Williams, but Booboo mentions that is is too soon. So the conversation switches to Bills Cosby and why he had gills.

For some reason we now move to the fact that Sponge Bob looks like a regular cleaning sponge but isn’t one. And that he is in fact a sea sponge which would be terrifying if designed as is.
Then comes the obvious argument about the fact that we are adults watching cartoons.
Yogi then asks why us girls are still standing there and that it is probably because we always leave and make out at the same time each day. Booboo gets his phone out waiting for the moment we start to make out (which never have and never will happen)
Then, he turns away as if he were leaving while Booboo asks why he’s not making eye contact. Basically like this:

 image

Yogi answers that eye-contact is too much commitment. Just like removing socks while having sex. He then goes on about the fact that socks are a great excuse for everything, like when you fake proposing, you can’t put one knee down because of the socks and would have to remove them in order to be able too. Which again is too big of a commitment. He then does some ballet moves, concerned about the pose his leg was in. Buttons also happen to be another commitment.
Another lady passes by and suddenly Yogi asks her if she keeps her socks on when she has sex. She answers that she sometimes does and that Gene Simmons also does. That she saw a video where he was doing it with some prostitute that was wearing crocs and low budget.

After that, Yogi says he is filing this in his head, his memory. Then wonders how it’s called and remembers it is a thought. He files his thought to remember to go home and google gene simmons video with croc girl.

 

Suddenly, monkeys become the subject. How Yogi likes monkeys so much and then starts mentioning movies with monkeys in them.

We end up saying bye a couple of times and it gets mentioned how weird it is that we are still standing there talking to them.

Finally social networks are in the conversation and I mention the fact my friend doesn’t own or want twitter.

Yogi says he’s on basically everything like porn hub porn tube redtube and others and that he has his own show. (I could not care less about this……………………………………..!)

Then he asks for my name and I just answer I have no name…Followed by even if I told you, you’d end up calling me Maurice cause no English people can say my name.

So my friend tells him: It’s Maryse.

Posted on Jul 6, 2014 with 1 noteShare
A series of unfortunate events turned 3 today!

A series of unfortunate events turned 3 today!

Posted on Jun 20, 2014 with 3 notesShare
Pretty sure nobody saw this at the end of frozen…lol

Pretty sure nobody saw this at the end of frozen…lol

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Our forever house is SO going to have a room like this! #heaven #books #library #escape #lovely

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Oh gawd!!!

bookshelfporn:

weezieworld:

Our forever house is SO going to have a room like this! #heaven #books #library #escape #lovely

Follow Bookshelf Porn on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Pinterest.

Oh gawd!!!

This is so awesome, it’s about the houses from shows like Breaking Bad and movies like The Goonies and A Christmas Story.

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Holy crap, I always wondered about this!

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