More Useful Websites

Most Useful Websites

 

MORE USEFUL WEBSITES

DAN L. MILLER—EDUCATION-RELATED QUOTES

Noted below are the most useful websites related to quotes, writing, and movies. The quotation section links to the most abundant resources for finding quotes. The writing resources and advice section provides links to extensive writing resources useful for students, teachers, and writers. Additionally, this section provides expert advice for writers at all levels. The section devoted to movies cites sources of movie recommendations as well as sources of rare, classic, and silent movies for viewing online.

 

QUOTATION (QUOTE) SOURCES

 The Quote Garden

A collection of quotations categorized into over 500 subjects with unique categories and lots of vintage quotes from 19th century literature.

Quoteland.com

A huge collection of quotes with a useful search engine.

Goodreads

Quotes in many categories sourced from literature.

Wikiquote

A free online compendium of sourced quotations from notable people and creative works in every language, translations of non-English quotes, and links to Wikipedia for further information.

 

WRITING RESOURCES AND ADVICE

Open Education Database

Links to sites dedicated to helping students, bloggers, and professional writers improve their techniques while also becoming better editors and researchers. The site is organized by subject, and resources are listed alphabetically within. With more than 150 resources to chose from, one is bound to find something that can make one’s writing life a little easier.

50 Free Resources That Will Improve Your Writing Skills

A collection of over 50 useful and practical tools and resources that will help one to improve one’s writing skills—copywriting blogs, dictionaries, references, teaching classes, articles, tools as well as related articles from other blogs.

45 Essential Resources for Student Writers

45 resources that one can use to write essays, complete research, organize ideas and improve one’s writing.

57 Tips For Writers, From Writers

Tips and advice from writers.

Brain Pickings—Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers

All the famous advice on writing presented over the years, featuring words of wisdom from such masters of the craft as Kurt VonnegutSusan SontagHenry MillerStephen KingF. Scott FitzgeraldSusan OrleanErnest HemingwayZadie Smith, and more.

 

MOVIE (FILM) RECOMMENDATIONS AND FREE MOVIE SOURCES

Free Classic Movies

Free streaming movies from 1897 through 1969.

Top 10 Free Movie Download Websites That Are completely Legal

Websites where you can download movies for free, legally.

Classic Cinema Online

A large collection of classic films to view online for free.

Where to Watch Free Movies Online—The Legal Way

A list of sites where you can watch movies online for free, without breaking any laws or jeopardizing your computer’s security.

Moving Image Archive

This library contains digital movies uploaded by Archive users which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts. Many of these videos are available for free download.

Reel Classics

Here it is: an ever-growing list of the movies I recommend. If it’s here, I’ve seen it at least once and regard it highly enough to think others might enjoy it too.

Classic Movies—All-Purpose Sites

A great collection of sites, several of them chosen as Best of the Net, that cover a wide variety of topics in the field of classic cinema. 

IMDb

Instead of asking you to input ratings or to tell it what movies you like, IMDb automatically recommends similar films to the movie you search for. At the bottom of the page, a “Recommendations” section explains that if you liked a respective film, you’ll like the handful of other films being displayed, based on information gathered from an IMDb database, which examines films to find similarities and differences. It’s a great way for people who don’t have time to rate movies to find some films worth watching. Even better, the recommendations are solid.

 

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