Ten Things for Writers That Cost Nothing
1. Artella offers a whole page of free stuff for writers and artists.
2. The FBI makes available scanned copies of some of its historical records via its Electronic Reading Room.
3. RWA's From the Heart Romance Authors Chapter #77 has a page of articles on writing -- a little outdated, but there's one by our pal Robin Bayne at the top.
4. Maxpatch.com's Editor's Choice Free Software Page has some old favorites and a bunch of new stuff.
5. Sick of using index cards, sticky notes or the back of a bank envelope to write down, organize and track your ideas? Test drive a trial version of Idea Tracker here.
6. Manuscript tracking freeware for Mac, Windows and DOS (who still uses DOS? The Amish?)
7. Register for free to use special features of the Old Farmer's Almanac online.
8. Because you can never know too many words no one else understands, The Phrontistery.
9. Poets & Writers Magazine's Grants and Awards Page
10. Web Chrono Desktop offers a calendar, a reminder, a to do list, a program launcher, a file grabber, an extended clipboard, a unit converter, a web update checker and more at no charge.