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Free Writer's Tools!

I have compiled a list of websites and blogs that have helped me as a writer, and most, if not all, offer free tools to help new writers. There are all sorts of tools, from novel outlining and book cover design to mapmaking and character design. If you're a blogger, be sure to check out Ryan Robinson's site The Blog of Ryan Robinson: Blogging Advice, Free Tools & More


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Turn your ideas into incredible fantasy maps with Inkarnate's easy-to-use online map-making platform.
Ideal for Game Masters, Fantasy Authors and Map Enthusiasts.

Helping Writers Become Authors

K.M. Weiland is an award-winning and internationally published author of acclaimed writing guides, such as Structuring Your Novel and Creating Character Arcs. She writes historical and speculative fiction and mentors authors.

The Porte Port

Straight from Chris' blog:
Write Like A Geek – Tell Better Tales
A blog dedicated to exploring storytelling techniques in the movies, books, shows, and games that spark our imagination.

Nathan Bransford

I go to Nathan Bransford's site for help with grammar and story but he has a lot of good links to an assortment of topics.

Future Tools

If you watch YouTube you've probably seen Matt Wolfe. Future Tools is an awesome tool in itself, with links to almost anything AI imaginable! Matt has a great personality and knows what he's talking about. Check out Future Tools and buy Matt a burrito. And I'll take one too!

Ryan Robinson

Ryan has more free tools than you can shake a stick at and if you have a blog, or want to start one, this is a MUST VISIT site!

Home For Fiction

I found Home For Fiction when I used the free Planet Generator on Chris Angelis' website. Chris also has some other cool tools like a Fiction Sentiment Analysis and Gothic Meter. I ran my novel through both and very speedily got some interesting facts I wasn't even aware of. Chris is another mentor offering his knowledge and projects at little or no charge. Check out Home For Fiction- Good Stuff!


Derek Murphy is an author, publisher, book cover designer, among many others! He has been instrumental in getting my writing career started! His website Creativindie has all kinds of valuable templates to help fellow writers. Derek's blog is packed with info and I encourage you to check out Creativindie, especially if you're a reader, a writer, or a designer!


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