Tools and services for writing and publishing

 

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Fiction Therapy

Our sister company, offers in-depth critiquing services to authors who may require additional help to bring their manuscript up to a publishable level.

Y-Writer

Is an unusual but interesting bit of freeware that takes a coder's approach to writing a novel. Simon Haynes, a bestselling novelist and programmer, developed it to help the aspiring author by automating many of the tasks common to fiction writing. It's a specialized word processor that breaks down the elements of a writing project into discrete pieces that can be refined individually and then strung together. Chapters, scenes, characters, and plot elements can be defined, developed, edited, and automatically integrated into the project.

Rough Draft

Has features specifically designed for creative writing: novels, short stories, articles, plays and screenplays. It's designed to be as practical as possible, offering all the features you need, but without being complicated or awkward to use.

Scrivener

For MAC users, a project management and writing tool for writers of all kinds that stays with you from that first unformed idea all the way through to the first - or even final - draft. Outline and structure your ideas; take notes; storyboard your masterpiece using a powerful virtual corkboard; view research while you write; track themes using keywords; dynamically combine multiple scenes into a single text. Scrivener has already been enthusiastically adopted by best-selling novelists and novices alike

Third Draft

Independent editor Lisa Rector specializes in late-stage story issues, sagging middles and third draft woes. She works with thrillers, suspense, mystery, historical, fantasy, YA, mainstream and literary fiction.

Island Blue Printorium Books

Reprographics, Digital Printing, Copying, Art Store/Framing/Classes & Workshops

Protonic Design

Protonic Design has been creating powerful visual communications since 2004. We pride ourselves on delivering visually stunning work based on a solid creative foundation.

Second Look

Anneli Purchase, Freelance Copyeditor

Lynn S. Fraser

writer, layout design, editor

Freefall

Canada's Magazine of Exquisite Writing

The Character Therapist

Jeannie Campbell, LMFT