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Good web-based apps for authors


pro writing aid

Discover the secret to polished and professional writing

9 out of 10 writers make the same mistakes. ProWritingAid gives you clear, easy steps to improve your writing so you can share your ideas with confidence.

For the smarter writer

A grammar checker, style editor, and writing mentor in one package.


novel factory

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.

readability score

This web application helps you improve your writing by measuring the readability of your text. A readability score tells you roughly what level of education someone would need in order to read your piece of text easily. Find out how easy your writing is to read.

Coschedule analyzer

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.​​

Hubspot generator

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.

Reedsy Book Editor

Reedsy Book Editor is a free, online word processor that formats your book as you write.

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