Helpful resources to improve your craft

Online Resources

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Eliminate errors beyond simple spelling. Check your writing style, tone, and get suggestions for that perfect word that keeps eluding you.

Available for Mac and PC. Free and premium versions available.

A word-processing application designed for all kinds of writers, such as novelists, screenwriters, journalists, etc. Organize your writing, notes, research, and references all in one place, with an outline interface that helps you easily reorganize your writing.

Available for Mac, PC, and iOS. Free trial available.

Shape your author brand and advance your social media marketing with professional design layouts by Canva. Design anything, publish anywhere.

Free and premium versions available.

A platform that offers grammar and style checking combined with more in-depth reports to help you strengthen your writing. It offers suggestions, articles, videos, and quizzes for more interactive writing.

Free and premium versions available.

A web-based writing app, which helps you write anywhere, from any device. It helps you organize your writing and notes, and also lets you easily export your work in a pre-formatted Word document.

Free trial available.

An online collaborative story planner that lets writers plan, organize, and write stories & fictional universes. Work from anywhere, even your phone, and keep track of your writing statistics.

Free and premium versions available.

Get a number of book cover design options explicitly for your book, by creating a Design Contest on 99designs. Provide a book blurb, get a dozen designs from professional designers, and choose your favorite.

Offers fixed-price packages for design contests.

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