Free Author Tools – Writing, Agents, and More

Are you an author like me? You might appreciate some of the free author tools I’ve discovered or created over the years to help me on my journey. I collect different hacks or tools when it comes to writing, agents and other stuff a professional author needs. People have been kind enough to assist me or make helpful suggestions, so I’m happy to pay that forward by offering this quick reference for you.

Free Author Tools To Make You Feel Like a GeniusWriting Tools

  • Hemingwayapp – Quick, simple … best-selling authors love it. You’ll love it, too.
  • Grammarly – There’s a free trial version but paying for it is worth it; trust me.

More Writing Tools

I don’t know about you but sometimes the right word just won’t come to me. For those moments, I’ve compiled a list of handy resources to help keep the prose coming:

Agent Resources

Forget buying a copy of Writers Marketplace – these two websites will give you everything you need to know about active book agents and how they like to be contacted.

Book Cover Art Resources

  • Coming Soon

General Career Advice

The Business Behind Becoming an Author – If you’re thinking of writing as a career path, you might have some general ‘how to’ questions. Full of good info for aspiring authors. (Thanks Amelia, Barbara, and the SLCCN for the tip!)

Glass House Life: Survival Guide for Creative People

Audience Building

  • Free IFTTT Tools – IFTTT changed their terms, my tools will return once IFTTT approves me

What Magazines Should I Submit To?

I hope you find this resource helpful over time. You may consider joining the Mailing List to see what else I come up with.