Guide to Writers' Conferences and Workshops from Shaw Guides - Extensive, searchable listing.
Southern Scribe's Conferences & Book Events - Extensive, chronological listing, from the Southern Scribe website.
InfoPlease.com - Almanacs, dictionary, encyclopedia, and atlas, all in one source.
Internet Public Library Reference Center - Centralized research resource.
USPS - City/State Lookup - Need to make certain your fictional location does not exist in reality? A good place to start is with the United States Postal Service City/State Lookup.
Places Named Gazetteer - Extensive search results detail out uses of a place name throughout the country.
Biographical Dictionary - Searchable database of 28,000 individuals.
dMarie Time Capsule - Need to know what books, movies, or television programs were popular during your story's time period? The dMarie Time Capsule can provide an "On This Day in History" for any date you specify. Wonderful resource.
Historical Documents and Speeches - Includes links to various American historical documents, legislation, and presidential speeches, from the Seattle University website.
IPL-POTUS (Internet Public Library - Presidents of the United States) - In this resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents, from George Washington to George W. Bush.
Presidential Administrations - Information on the Presidential administrations since 1945, including election results, biographical information, links to historical documents, and much more, from the Seattle Univeristy website.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations - Searchable, from the Bartleby.com website.
English Online Resources from the University of Virginia Library - Extensive collection.
Online Texts from the Internet Public Library - The IPL Online Texts Collection contains over 19,000 titles that can be browsed by author, by title, or by Dewey Decimal Classification. Also searchable.
English Religious Resourses from the University of Virginia Library - Publically accessible, including searchable King James and Revised Standard versions of the Bible.
Merriam-Webster Online - Searchable dictionary and thesaurus.
Roget's II - The New Thesaurus - Searchable.