Writing can feel like a lonely process, but there is so much out there on the internet to help you. You can research your book/writing and you can get help on what to write if you are stuck. You can find motivation to write or help to maintain your focus. There are websites to improve your writing and there are support groups to talk to fellow writers and others in the publishing industry.
Below is a list of useful websites to get you started. If there is something missing on this list that you use, let us know. If you have a website or forum that you would like us to add to this list then contact us with details.
So you are just starting out writing but want some ideas? What should you write about? Are your ideas on trend? Need somewhere to put those ideas for later on? Check out these sites:
It is often hard to find that place where you can write without getting distracted, without then begin distracted by what's on your computer. Check out these sites:
Addiction to social media killing your writing? This extension lets you limit the amount of time you can use a whole range of websites.
Sometimes the best thing is just to write, but it is not always easy. Check out these websites which push you to write, either on different subjects or under time constraints.
Do you work best under pressure? I mean like the threat of someone actually beating you if you slow down? Then this is the app for you. Stop typing for more than a few seconds then this monster will delete everything you have written... EVERYTHING... So don't stop!
Grammar, punctuation, and spelling are all things we need help on from time to time. Need help finding a word that rhymes or an alternative word to reduce repetition? Want to check your writing style is correct or if it is appropriate for your target audience? Check out these sites which will help you improve your writing:
Does your writing style match your target audience? This tool will assess your writing against your audience's reading level and interest.
Working with Others
If you are writing with other people it can be a challenge. These sites can help: