5 Writing Tools All New Authors Need to Use

By Team Azuni

You’ve just finished writing your first book. Congratulations! Even though the hard part is over, you’re not quite done yet. In order to make sure your book is the best it can be, you need to use some writing tools to help you edit and format your work. Here are some of these handy tools:


Scrivener is a powerful writing program that can help you organize your thoughts and ideas. It’s perfect for writers who are working on long-form projects like books or articles. Scrivener isn’t free, but there is a free trial available so you can try it before you buy it.


Evernote is a versatile tool that can be used for everything from taking notes to organizing research. If you’re the type of writer who likes to keep everything in one place, Evernote is the tool for you. Plus, it’s free.


Zotero is a citation management tool that can help you keep track of all the sources you use for your book. It’s perfect for writers who are working on non-fiction books or articles. Zotero has both a free and paid version, so you can choose the one that’s right for you.


Freedom is an application that helps you focus on your writing by blocking distractions like social media sites and email inboxes. Freedom allows you to customize the types of sites and applications that you want to block so that you can stay focused on what’s important–writing your book.

Google Docs

Google Docs is a versatile, cloud-based word processing application that offers all the features you need to write a book, including real-time collaboration, version history, and commenting. Plus, it’s free to use! If you’re not already using Google Docs for your writing projects, now is the time to start.

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