Good web-based apps for authors
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Are you struggling to write your first novel?
The Novel Factory helps guide new writers through the novel writing process - while completing your first manuscript.
Or are you an experienced writer, who'd like to increase efficiency?
It also contains heaps of useful templates, resources and intuitive interactive features to help novelists of all levels of experience save time, and get a better grip on both the big picture and the tiny details.
Hemming way is a free website that allows you to copy and paste text into its browser. It tells you just how complicated your work it. A great tool to look at your sentence structures and learn a little more about them.
Nosili is a great online tool that allows you to create your own combinations of background noise to help you focus. Options like wind an leaves help set the tone for some winter writing.
Todoist is a task management web application that lets you create to-do lists with recurring dates and times. With Todoist, you can create a custom schedule for every single day. This is fantastic for reminding you of your daily writing goals. For example, you can schedule “writing every day at 8am” or you can create tasks that only recur on specific days, e.g., “research every Friday”.
The CoSchedule headline analyzer app evaluates how well your blog post’s headline will rank in search engines. It also scores how effectively your headline will result in social shares and click-throughs. The headline analyzer is a fantastic way to hone your copywriting skills and make sure your headlines are irresistible.
Sometimes we just run out of ideas of what to blog about. Hubspot’s Blog Topic Generator helps you come up with a week’s worth of relevant blog post titles in a matter of seconds. It’s perfect when you’re facing writer’s block.
A free tool that works not just with your author needs but daily tasks like Emails too. From grammar and spelling to style and tone, Grammarly helps you eliminate errors and find the perfect words to express yourself.