New Books (10/30/13)

The Norton Book of Nature Writing
Architecture of the Novel: A writer’s handbook
Shakespeare’s restless world : a portrait of an era in twenty objects
American primitive : poems
Singing school : learning to write (and read) poetry by studying with the masters
The great dissent : how Oliver Wendell Holmes changed his mind–and changed the history of free speech in America
The year’s best science fiction : thirtieth annual collection

For more information on these titles and to check availability, search the online catalog.

Academic Databases

LitFinder
Covering world literature and authors throughout history, LitFinder for Schools contains a wealth of literary works, including over 150,000 full-text poems, short stories, speeches, and dramatic works.

Online Resources
Celtx
Media pre-production software designed for creating and organizing media projects like screenplays, films, videos, stageplays, audio plays, documentaries, machinima, comics, games and podcasts.
I Write Like
Check which famous writer you write like with this statistical analysis tool, which analyzes your word choice and writing style and compares them with those of the famous writers.
Purdue Owl Writing Lab
60 Second Recap
Storybird
Storybirds are short, art-inspired stories you make to share, read, and print.
Wordle
Tool to generate word clouds
5 Ideas for Using Google Presentation
Padlet
Build a wall, engage your students.

 
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