Resources and websites for writers are constantly changing over time. I’m going to keep this article updated with some resources that writers use, either from time to time or all the time.
Websites that assist with grammar and vocabulary will be listed as hyperlinks. These resources do not catch everything but they do catch the bulk of errors.
GRAMMARLY – Use this website to write a document, or upload your existing documents, and instantly check for grammar, punctuation, contextual spelling mistakes, and much more. www.grammarly.com
HEMINGWAY – Use Hemingway to make your writing bold and clear. Put in text and see where you can simplify your prose. www.hemingwayapp.com
ProWritingAid – Use this software to help turn your good writing into great writing. Improve readability and eliminate errors. www.prowritingaid.com
StyleWriter 4 (not free) – instantly transforms your writing into a clear, concise and readable style. http://www.editorsoftware.com/StyleWriter.html
Word Count Tool – http://www.scribendi.com/wordcount.en.html
Comma usage – http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/commas.asp
43 Words You Should Cut From Your Writing Immediately – http://dianaurban.com/words-you-should-cut-from-your-writing-immediately
Collective nouns for people – http://www.collectivenouns.biz/list-of-collective-nouns/collective-nouns-people/
Collective nouns for animals – http://www.collectivenouns.biz/list-of-collective-nouns/collective-nouns-animals/
How Can I Learn to Take Criticism Without Taking It Personally? – http://lifehacker.com/5915488/how-can-i-learn-to-take-criticism-without-taking-it-personally
Developing a Thick Skin – http://mikewellsblog.blogspot.cl/2011/07/developing-thick-skin.html
English passive voice – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_passive_voice
In praise of the passive voice – http://www.poynter.org/2014/in-praise-of-the-passive-voice/256964/