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Best Free Online Writing Tools To Write A Book:

5 September 2022

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Best Free Online Writing Tools To Write A Book: 

Gone are the days when authors used to write their books on paper with pen, because in the recent times most writers write directly online, on MS Word or directly on the applications provided by publishers. 

So here we bring for you a list of online writing platforms:

Free Writing Softwares: 

1. Google Docs (IOS/Mac/Online): Create and edit text documents directly in your browser- no dedicated software required. Several people can work at the same time, and every change is saved automatically.

2. Kindle Vella (iOS)- Kindle Vella is a new way to tell a story, one episode at a time. Publish your Kindle Vella story through Kindle Direct Publishing. 

3. Milanote- Mila note is an easy to use tool to organize your ideas and projects into visual boards. 

4. Pomodoro Timer- this technique is created for a more productive way to work and study. A timer is used to break down work into intervals, traditionally 25 minutes in length, seperated by short breaks. 

5. Cliche Finder- Have you been searching for the right cliche to use but haven't been able to come up with one? Just enter any words in Cliche finder and this search engine will return any cliches which use that phrase. 

6. yWriter (Windows)-   is a powerful writing program which is free to download and use. yWriter is a word processor which breaks your novel into chapters and scenes, helping you keep track of your work while leaving your mind free to create. 

7. FocusWriter (Windows, Mac OS, Linux)- is a simple, distraction free writing environment. It utilizes a hide away  interface that you access by moving your mouse to the edges of the screen, allowing the program to have familiar look and feel to it while still getting out of the way so that you can immerse yourself in your work. It's available for Linux and Windows, and has been translated into many different languages.



Writing Apps

1. Werdsmith (iOS)- The cure for writer's block. The app for up and coming writers. The writing experience in Werdsmith is certainly distraction free, the interface is quite minimal and leaves you with just your writing. 

2. Scrivener (Mac, Windows, iOS)- is the go to app for writers of all kinds used everyday by best selling novelists, screenwriter, non-fiction writers etc. Scrivener will not tell you how to write it simply provides you with everything you need for writing.

3. Ulysses- Ulysses well thought out features boost your productivity through the entire writing process; its distraction free interface keeps you in the flow so you can get things done. 

4. Notes App (IOS)- is a note taking app developed by Apple. It is provided on their IOS and macOS Operating systems, the latter starting with OS X Mountain Lion. It functions as a service for making short text notes, which can be synchronized between devices using Apple icloud service. 

5. Evernote (iOS/ Android)- Quickly capture ideas, record memos and also add photos. Keep all your ideas, memos, to-dos, files, screen captures and voice notes in a single notes app for Android.

Free Editing Tools For Writing- 

1. Grammarly (Web App)- it is a typing app that automatically corrects and improves anything you're writing from your smartphone. It provides real time text correction, picking up on those tiny grammar and spelling mistakes that sometimes go without being notice when in a rush.

2. Hemingway App (Web App)- this app makes your writing bold and clear. The app highlights lengthy, complex sentences and common errors, if you see a yellow sentence, shorten or split it. If you see a red sentence, it is dense and complicated that your readers will get lost trying to follow its meandering, splitting logic- try editing this sentence to remove the red.

There are many platforms in India which helps you in writing, publishing and promotions of your children's books. 
Amongst these sites, there's a newly launched writing, reading and publishing site known as "Shabd" which offers many amazing features like reading books, writing own books or short articles, getting their books published on demand and selling them online, even giving services for marketing and promotions like book reviewing and influencer marketing. Best thing? You can choose whether you want to read and publish your book for free or paid, gaining 80% of the royalties if you keep your book paid. 

You can simply register yourself on Shabd, create an account and start writing right away. Once you're done with the book, you can publish the book, for free or paid, and can start promoting the URL of the book on all over social media to sell your book online for free. This "How to sell your book" idea is one of the best strategies present today in the digital world. 

So what are you waiting for. If you're a writer waiting to get published, if you're an author looking for selling your book online, if you're ba reader wanting to read a good book, come and join us on Shabd today.
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