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Network with other writers. They have the same interests and possibly answers to your questions. [Note: Please submit ideas and/or listings to website@gulfwriters.org.]

Southwest Florida Independent Bookstores

The Sandman Book Co. Punta Gorda, Florida
Copperfish Books Punta Gorda, Florida
MacIntosh Books & Paper, Sanibel, Florida
Bookstore 1, Sarasota, Florida
Sunshine Booksellers, Marco Island, Florida
Cypress Paperback Exchange, Fort Myers, Florida [Facebook]
Goodwill Bookstore [map], Fort Myers, Florida

National Bookstores

Barnes & Noble, Fort Myers, Florida branch
Books-A-Million, Fort Myers, Port Charlotte, and Venice. Florida
Amazon.com [books online]

Miscellaneous Writing Resources

Nanowrimo Write a novel in a month!
150 Resources to Help You Write Better, Faster, and More Persuasively
Soul Food Cafe Creative!

Time Machine

WhoWhatWhen is a database of people and events from 1000 A.D. to the present. Create graphic timelines of periods in history and of the lives of individuals. Examples:

Who was alive and what was happening in 1776?
Who was born/died on December 25th?
Which scientists were contemporaries of Pascal?
Which wars were being fought during Mozartâs lifetime?

Internet Archive – “Universal access to all knowledge”

Wayback Machine allows you to look at Website archives from other times.
Text Archive Download free books and texts. The Internet Archive Text Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children’s books, historical texts and academic books.
Audio Archive This library contains over two hundred thousand free digital recordings ranging from alternative news programming, to Grateful Dead concerts, to Old Time Radio shows, to book and poetry readings, to original music uploaded by our users.