Best Online Resources to Help You Write Better
This is a guest blog post written by Robert Morris
Some authors would tell you that they don’t need more than a typewriter to bring their imagination to life, but the truth is, they could make their work much easier by utilizing online resources.
Below are 12 online writing resources that every homeschooler should try–
This is an online tool for setting goals. This isn’t a tool that allows you to create a simple list of goals; it helps you define what the most important goals are in your life and what makes them that important.
You commonly find interesting information on the web, but don’t have the time to read it immediately. Pocket helps you save all pages that you want to view later, and enables you to access them even without an Internet connection, as it syncs the list to your computer, tablet, and phone.
3. Ninja Essays
Truth be told, you cannot always get the information you need from Wikipedia. Sometimes you need a real expert to tell you how sound your plot is. At Ninja Essays, you can hire experts from all fields of study, so you can always be sure your story is within the limits of logic.
This website gets even better: you can also hire professional editors for an extremely affordable price.
This app makes to-do lists more fun and easier to use than ever. It takes only a few moments to set the tasks for your day, and you feel motivated to complete them in order to get rewarded. Any.do has become part of the routine of all writers who started using it.
Visualising your story can help you take it further and make it more relatable for the reader. MindNote is the app that helps you do that. It enables you to create great mind maps that help you elaborate a central thought and keep the story focused around it.
If you are struggling to keep yourself organized (just like any other writer, really), then Evernote can help you overcome the habit of creating a mess out of your great ideas. You can use Evernote as your personal librarian, but you will mainly benefit from the note-taking feature.
You can use the pinning concept to collect inspirational pictures that help you do your job more effectively, and you can also gather visuals to help you build future characters.
This is a great online tool that moves your story from a deadlock. You throw the dice and get conjunctions that help you move further by providing a simple, but effective inspiration.
This tool gives you the key aspects of a story and generates thousands of possible combinations in different genres. That’s certainly enough to get a writer’s creative juices flowing.
10. The Brainstormer
The Brainstormer is a slightly more complicated version of the Flash Fiction Prompter. It provides you with a great number of plots, twists, and themes that get you inspired to write a great story.
If you want your work to be believable, you have to base it upon verifiable truth. If you are writing a novel about an archaeologist, you don’t want to be ashamed by critics who say that the story counteracts all historical facts.
Wikipanion is an app that connects you directly to Wikipedia servers and provides you with all information you need.
This simple prompt generator gives you a character, plot outline, and a setting that you can use as a base idea for your writing projects.
There is always space for improvement. The right writing tools will make you better!
Writers should try new things that will inspire them to write more and write better. Why would you limit yourself to the traditional typewriter when there is such a great world of opportunities out there?