Favorite programs and sites that help me write! (Other than a text editor, or a notebook and pen!)
- Scrivener – awesome word processing software, amazing for collecting and organizing your notes
- yWriter – free word processing software that helps you track chapters, scenes, characters, locations and items throughout your book
- OmmWriter – word processing program that creates a bubble of focus and calm for you to write in
- Celtx – free script writing software
- Mindmup – free online idea mapping software that can save your maps to Google Drive
- Aeon Timeline – software for mapping out timelines in your story
- Inkarnate – useful free map drawing website, for D&D campaigns or novels
- Evernote & Skitch – free note taking software, spanning multiple platforms for ultimate convenience
- Noisli – free online focusing and relaxing helper
These are some great posts that I’ve found very helpful, and they’re here as constant self-reminders. So, get editing, and learning!
- K.M. Weiland: Helping Writers Become Authors
- Kristen Lamb: WE ARE NOT ALONE (W.A.N.A.)
- With a K: Writing Services
- Advice to Writers
- Live Hacked
- Author Culture
- 101 Best Websites for Writers from Writer’s Digest
- 50 Websites Every Author Should Bookmark in 2014
- NaNoWriMo “Now What?” Months
- Writer’s Digest Free Webinars
- OTHER ARTICLES
- 9 Crippling Beliefs Holding Writers Back From Writing Their Book (and How to Overcome Them)
- 7 Keys To Write the Perfect First Line of a Novel
- How to Write the Perfect First Page
- Eight Points to Consider When You Name Your Book
- How to Write an Irresistible Book Blurb in Five Easy Steps
- How to Plot (or Revise) Your Book
- Subtext and Metaphor
- NaNo Prep: The Truth of What It Takes to Be a Writer
- Suck It Up & Writer Up—Preparing for Greatness – a swift kick in the pants from Kristen Lamb
Ways to challenge your bad writing self!
Create your own well-rounded characters and a world for them to live in!
Get your name out there! I know it’s not easy, but I hope these will encourage you, like they did for me.
Connect your work with the right people!
- Coming soon!