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The following list are web resources that I have found useful. The text and links are taken from the individual websites and offered here without any recommendation or liability on my part.


What is ProWritingAid? ProWritingAid is a premium grammar checker and style editor for bloggers, novelists and business writers. This editing software helps users eliminate errors, optimize word choice and edit grammar and punctuation faster.

Just Publishing Advice is managed by Derek Haines an English teacher, author and habitual blogger, who has a long-held interest in self-publishing, as a means of freedom of expression rather than as an avenue to instant riches and fame.

What is Laterpress? In a nutshell, Laterpress is a free way for authors to publish directly to readers from their author website.

Erica Verrillo has written seven books and published five. She doesn't know why anyone with an ounce of self-preservation would ever want to publish. But, if you insist on selling your soul to the devil, learn how to do it right: marketing, literary agents, book promotion, editing, pitching your book, how to get reviews, and ... most important of all ... everything she did wrong.

Here at Writer's Life our goal is to provide you with practical, industry insider information that you can use to get better…. Much better!

Lucy V. Hay is a novelist, script editor and blogger who helps writers via her Bang2write consultancy.

Reedsy was founded in the summer of 2014. We're changing the way books are published by giving authors and publishers access to talented professionals, powerful tools, and free educational content. is the one-stop shop for information, resources and writing community. Writers can connect with other writers on our forum.

Jane Friedman has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in business strategy for authors and publishers. She's the co-founder of The Hot Sheet, the essential industry newsletter for authors.