Writers can use a variety of self-editing tools to improve their writing. Here are a few of our authors’ favourite self-editing tools:

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“So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.”
― Dr. Seuss

Beta Readers (proofing)
Wattpad

Wattpad: a well established website for finding beta readers.

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Scribophile

Scribophile: is famous for the detailed and helpful critiques their members exchange.

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Beta Reader’s Hub

Beta Reader’s Hub:  source blog for beta readers.

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Reedsy

Reedsy: allows authors to find and work with the best publishing professionals.

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Editing Tools
Grammarly

Grammarly (Grammar, Plagiarism Checker, Automated Proofreader): makes you a better writer.  It finds and corrects up to 10 times more mistakes than your word processor. Grammarly is definitely the best tool available.

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Autocrit

Autocrit: the best online manuscript editing tool.  Fiction writers can quickly and effectively self-edit their work anytime, anywhere.

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Editoriums Premier Program, includes Editor’s ToolKit, FileCleaner, QuarkConverter, NoteStripper, ListFixer, MegaReplacer, QuarkConverter, and InDesignConverter, all in one integrated program.

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Editor's Toolkit

Editoriums Toolkit: provides powerful tools for editing in Microsoft Word.  The ability to show and set revisions at the touch of a key.

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File Cleaner

File Cleaner: cleans up common typographical problems in electronic manuscripts.

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NoteStripper

NoteStripper: strips embedded, automatically-numbered notes as numbered text to the end of a document (while retaining italics and other formatting).  Converts text notes into embedded, automatically-numbered ones!

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PerfectIt

WordsnSync

WordsnSync: is like … well, like magic!

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PerfectIt

PerfectIt: helps you deliver error-free documents.  Delivers consistency, ensures quality, and enforces your style guide.

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Editing Apps

Marked 2:  a Markdown previewer, which includes great tools for writers.

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Phraseology

Phraseology: used for iPads.  It is a complex, but great tool,  including statistic tools, readability scores,

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Proofreading and editing full services

The Expert Editor:  a favourite for our Australian authors.  It is the leading online editing and proofreading company in Australia.

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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.

Proofreding Pal

Proofreading Pal: no matter how many times you proofread your novel, most authors are never 100% sure of its accuracy.

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Edit 911

Edit 911: experienced book editors will lovingly and skilfully edit your manuscript.

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