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Writer's Apps and Services

I'm asked repeatedly what apps and services I use to bring my projects to life.

As an Indie Author, it's important to have tools that take me from the creative process through to publishing and promoting. While I share what works for me, you may find that something different is better for you. Listed below are some of my faves.

Check 'em out and use what works best for you!


Note: Some links below include affiliate links 

Scrivener - Word Processor

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A word processor and so much more. Perfect whether you are a pantster or a plotter. Scrivener is designed specifically for writing, organizing, and editing long-form projects such as novels, research papers, television scripts, and plays. 

Available for Mac, Windows, and IOS. Free trial available.

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ProWritingAid - AI Text Powered Editor

A grammar checker, style editor, and writing mentor in one package.

Available for MS Word, Google Docs, Scrivener, Web Browsers, and more. Free trial available.

Vellum - Book Formatting

Simply amazing. Create your book in MS Word or Scrivener, and import it into Vellum. Format in a matter of minutes, and generate books for print and ebook. Used by novice writers and experienced editors.


Available for Mac (with a workaround for Windows). Free trial available and no payment required until you are ready to export your book.


Canva - Drop and Drag Designing Platform

Canva allows you to design like a pro. Social media posts, book cover designs, business cards, logos, infographics, YouTube intro, and much more.

Free trial available.


DIY Book Design - 3D Book Covers

An online book mockup generator. Take your flat book cover and create images for tablets, ebooks, and 3D print covers in minutes.


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BookFunnel - Ebook Delivery

Whether it’s delivering your reader magnet, sending out advanced copies of your book, handing out ebooks at a conference, or fulfilling your digital sales to readers, BookFunnel does it all.

Starting at $20/ annually. Monthly plans and discounts available

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