Helpful Tools for Authors

Here's a list of tools that I have found helpful throughout my writing journey. Check back often as I will continue to add resources to this list regularly. 

Writing...With the Brain in Mind

Writing...With the brain in mind (ebook)

At Inspiring Creative Minds, I’m always on the search for the best practices when it comes to writing and productivity. Writing...With the Brain in Mind gives you a step-by-step foundation to build your most efficient and effective writing process using brain based principles. I hope you find it helpful on your writing journey!


"Learn Scrivener Fast" - a video course on how to use Scrivener.

Scrivener is a popular word-processing program and outliner designed for authors.  This step-by-step video course is a ‘must-have’ tool for serious writers. You can use it whenever you need an answer to your most burning problem, and have it solved in less than 3 minutes!


ALLi - a non-profit professional association for authors who self-publish.

ALLi’s mission is ethics and excellence in self-publishing. Our diverse, supportive and friendly community has four membership levels: three for authors, from Associate (planning to self-publish) to Professional (earning a living as an author-publisher); and a Partner Membership for good author services that are willing to be vetted and approved by our Watchdog Desk.

Through our various member and community services, we campaign for, and further the interests of, self-publishing authors everywhere.


AWeber - an email marketing tool.

Easy-to-use, professional-grade email marketing and automation.