This page was created to help writers of CSI fan fiction and/or general fiction stories by providing links to CSI resource sites and various sites offering writing tips or advice. If you know of any helpful sites that are missing from the list you can use the writer’s resource submission page and if you give us your name in the submission form we’ll even give you credit for submitting the resource.
CSI Fan Wiki The CSI fan wiki is a great site for finding out information about the cast and characters, the cars of CSI, an episode guide, screen caps, quotes, and lots more.
Crime Scene Investigator Network This is a great site that has lots of forensic information like evidence collection guidelines, crime scene response guidelines, lots of different articles, and more. It’s a great site if you need forensic details for a story, or you just want to find out more about it.
General Writer’s Resources
Onomatopoeia Dictionary: Onomatopoeia is when a word sounds like the thing or action it describes. This dictionary lists 772 onomatopoeic words and phrases, including kaboom, meow and splash.
One Look Thesaurus/reverse dictionary This tool lets you describe a concept and get back a list of words and phrases related to that concept. Your description can be anything at all: a single word, a few words, or even a whole sentence. Type in your description and hit Enter (or select a word that shows up in the autocomplete preview) to see the related words.
Articles or web pages on different aspects of writing:
Sex in the Romance is a great site to help writing love scenes. It gives lots of great description help like phrases to describe kissing and more.
Sites with Lots of links to help writers:
Writers Helping Writers is a site featuring many one-of-a-kind tools and resources for writers, editors and teachers. It is a must-see site to help any writers from fan fiction writers who just write for fun or published writers looking for additional help for their next story.
Writer’s Digest Features some great articles to help with all kinds of writing aspects from character and world building advice to freelance writing, plus lots of other great resources.
Writer’s Write features articles on writing, guidelines database, writing links and more.
WritingWorld.com A great site featuring lots of different articles for writers in different genres, grammar guides, writing tools, and lots more.
Research Links for Writers A Page full of links to help with research like the old west and the middle ages, medicine and drugs, civil war, sex, police and law information, and lots more.