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TOP RESOURCE – Pro Writing Aid

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Improve the readability and clarity of your writing with this FREE new editing technology.

Writing is a craft. And like any craft, the beauty of the object is not just dependent on the creative process, but also on the workmanship and joinery that lie beneath the surface. Can technology help strengthen the foundation of your writing? Yes. It’s simple, really. Common pitfalls like repeating the same word too many times can make the text sound clunky and unpolished, while choosing strong verbs rather than relying on adverbs creates greater emphasis. Mistakenly typing “principle” when you meant “principal” distracts your reader, taking their attention away from your idea, and overuse of the passive voice tends to be less engaging. The list of potential technical issues is long but most are based on straightforward word selection and arrangement and are easily picked up by well-written software.

Pro Writing Aid’s Resources Page

2. Premade eBook Cover Shop

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Marianne Nowicki, founder of the PremadeEbookCoverShop.com has been assisting authors and speakers with their marketing campaigns since 2009.  She opened the PremadeEbookCoverShop.com in 2013, bringing her back to her roots as an art and design student.  After a 20 year career in advertising, she understands the importance of a branded image and is excited to share with you her professionalism and a sharp eye for photography, illustration, fonts and design trends.  The premade covers on her site are not templates, they will be modified according to your specifications and sold only once.

Premade ebook cover shop’s Resources Page

3. Curiouser Editing

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Your words are important.

In fact, they convey your voice to readers for years and years.

Whether for a blog, summary, or book, Curiouser Editing helps you present your voice in the best possible way.

No matter where you are in the writing journey, we can help.

Curiouser Editing’s Resources Page

4. Omand Original

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Omand Original was started in 2008 by Scottish artist Susan Omand as a natural progression of her lifetime hobby of painting and as a way of doing something more with the original works of art she creates. As a business, Omand Original has grown in leaps and bounds and evolved in ways she never imagined at the start. This evolution continues in Susan’s partnership with DreamCage Media Group but Omand Original also continues on its own as strongly as ever, creating original artwork and graphic design for personal and commercial commissions and corporate contracts. Susan has worked with a large variety of authors, bands and organisations, producing book and album covers, promotional artwork and logos.

Omand Original’s Resources Page

5. Inkflash

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Inkflash is a Virtual Reality bookshop for authors, publishers and readers – all the 3D graphical goodness runs in your web browser. Visitors to this unique 3D website explore themed immersive rooms, where each room is like an interactive book trailer; a room can be a library, castle, alien planet, South Sea island, volcano or anything else.

Inkflash’s Resources Page