9 must-have tools for online writers

Seeking to root out clichés or overcome writer’s block? There’s an app—or some program—for that. Take a look.

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When it comes to writing for the Web, competition is steadily growing fierce. We’ve had it drilled into our heads that “content is king,” but great content is what gets results.

The thing nobody ever tells you, though, is how you are supposed to create all this great content.

If you dread staring at a blank screen and fret about coming up with something groundbreaking, don’t worry. You’re not alone.

It’s worth noting that the resources you’re about to read about aren’t the same, old lists of sites and apps that everyone already knows about. (Google Docs and Evernote, anyone?) They also aren’t well suited to fiction writers, screenwriters, or individuals looking for guided help to create meaningful characters, plots, and other story devices.

However, if you want to produce better Web content faster, these apps, websites, and software programs can turn a blank screen into a creative bonfire:


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