Good web-based apps for authors


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.


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.

pro writing aid

For the smarter writer

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

novel factory

The Writing Community Chat Show is DELIGHTED to announce that we have teamed up with Novel Factory. A fantastic resource for authors. Anyone who has followed our show will know we have all you wonderful authors in mind. Therefore we fully back this and think it is something that you will most certainly find useful. Not only that, thanks to Novel Factory understanding our aim to help lift and praise all authors, they are giving us commission for each sign up through this link. So, by improving your writing abilities and helping your structure you will be helping us too! Win-win! Check out the video and keep an eye out for our personal favourite attributes, the PLOT OUTLINES feature and the stats. It really is a fantastic tool. PLEASE! Use the link below to sign up if you are interested.


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