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Authors Resources

Below are low to no cost tools and resources that will assist you on your journey towards building your literary career.

Editing Assistance Tools

Grammarly: An online software that can assist you in mistake-free writing.

www.grammerly.com

ProWriting Aid: An online software that acts as a grammar checker, style editor, and writing mentor all in one.

www.prowritingaid.com

Draft: A writing, editing, collaboration, and publishing tool you access online using your browser.  https://draftin.com/ 

Consistency Checker: Scans your text for hyphenation inconsistencies, numbers that are both spelled out and appear in digits, spelling variations, compound words, and abbreviations in two forms.

https://intelligentediting.com/apps/consistency-checker/

Toolkit

Hootsuite, Sprout Social and Buffer: Social media management platforms that will assist you with posting online.

Guides & Checklist

Character Development Outline (Click Here)

Book Genre Selection (Click Here)

Commonly Overused Words (Click Here)

Publishing Industry Terminology

How Do You Know You're Ready To

Publish Checklist (Click Here) 

Copy Editing vs. Content Editing

Editing Tip Sheet 

Plotting and Brainstorming Map

DIY Design

Canva: Canva is a graphic design platform that allows users to create professional looking graphics to meet all your needs.

www.canva.com

Here is a list of apps that can assist you with making professional looking content to market. (Click Here)