Writers can use a variety of self-editing tools to improve their writing. Here are a few of our authors’ favourite self-editing tools:
Scribophile: is famous for the detailed and helpful critiques their members exchange.
Grammarly (Spelling, Grammar, or Plagiarism Checker): makes you a better writer by finding and correcting up to 10 times more mistakes than your word processor. Grammarly is definitely the best tool available.
~ Eliminates most writing mistakes – Grammarly corrects over 250 types of grammatical mistakes, while also catching contextual spelling errors and poor vocabulary usage.~ Works wherever you write online – Grammarly helps you write mistake-free on Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, and nearly anywhere else you write on the web.
~ Built by the world’s leading linguists – Grammarly’s powerful grammar checking algorithms are developed by the world’s leading authorities on linguistic technology.
Autocrit: is the best online manuscript editing tool, enabling fiction writers to quickly and effectively self-edit their work anytime, anywhere.
With the help of agents and publishers, Autocrit was designed to comb through your manuscript and highlight things such as cliches, redundancies, and any repetition which is nearly impossible to spot with the human eye.
Our authors have been amazed at how this tool has improved the quality and originality of their writing. This tool is one of our favourites. It has many strong features and strengthens your skill as a writer, allowing you to write creatively and publish confidently.
Editoriums Premier Program, includes Editor’s ToolKit, FileCleaner, QuarkConverter, NoteStripper, ListFixer, MegaReplacer, QuarkConverter, and InDesignConverter, all in one integrated program.
Editoriums Toolkit: provides powerful tools for editing in Microsoft Word, including the ability to show and set revisions at the touch of a key.
File Cleaner: cleans up common typographical problems in electronic manuscripts.
NoteStripper: strips embedded, automatically-numbered notes as numbered text to the end of a document (while retaining italics and other formatting) or converts text notes into embedded, automatically-numbered ones!
PerfectIt: helps you deliver error-free documents, consistency, ensures quality, and enforces your style guide.
Marked 2: is actually just a Markdown previewer, but it includes great tools for writers.
All IngramSpark publishers receive a free editorial review of their manuscript. This is a $75 value. Click here to upload your manuscript. Pressque’s turnaround time for a review is 48 hours. Excellent Service.
Proofreading Pal: no matter how many times you proofread your novel, most authors are never 100% sure of its accuracy.
Edit 911: experienced book editors will lovingly and skilfully edit your manuscript.