Whenever I mention people, tools, websites, books etc. in blog posts, I note them here so they're easy to find all in one place.

I hope you find some that are useful to you.

Please Note:

Any link marked [AFF] is an affiliate link and if you go through those to make a purchase, I will earn a small commission at absolutely no additional cost to you. 

Any link marked [AD] either features a product that has been gifted to me in exchange for a review, or is sponsored (i.e. is in return for payment from a brand).

For further information, please see my full Disclaimer.

Apps and Plugins

Evernote - (Note Organising App)
Scrivener - [AFF] (Writing App)
Tasty Pins Plugin - [AFF] (Tool for hiding Pinterest Images in Blog Posts)
Ulysses - (Text Editor/Writing App)

Books is an "online bookshop with a mission to financially support local, independent bookshops." I list books I review and/or recommend in Bookshop lists. All of the links to lists or individual books (as a text or button link) are affiliate links which means I receive a small commission from any purchase you make through those links (at no cost to you). [AFF] You can view my lists here.

[AFF] is an online book swap service where you gain credits for "selling" books you no longer wanted that can be used to "purchase" books you do. If you sign up using my invite link and complete a swap both you and I get a free book through the service.

Write, Publish, Promote Your Novel with Amy & Ellie. A Blueprint to Bring You from Blank Page to Finished Book and Beyond by Amy Sparling and Ellie Hall, Published by Ellie Hall, 2019

Writing a Novel and Getting it Published for Dummies by George Green and Lizzy Kremer, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2007


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123-Reg - (Domain name purchase)
Adobe Stock - (Stock photos - subscription required)
Astra - (Astra WordPress theme)
Broken Link Check - (Scans your site for broken links)
Canva - [AFF] (DIY graphic design)
ConvertPro - (Pop up and opt-in creator tool)
Google Analytics - (Website statistics)
Later - (Social Media Scheduling Tool) - - (Menu tool for Instagram bio)
MailerLite - [AFF] (Email marketing tool)
MonsterInsights - (Analytics Dashboard for WordPress)
Moz - (Free link explorer account - checking DA score, limited keyword research etc.)
OptinMonster - (Pop up and opt in creator tool)
Social Sam - (Social Media Agency)
Smash Balloon - (Instagram Feed Display Tool for Website)
StudioPress - (Themes for WordPress websites)
Unsplash - (Stock photos - free)
Yoast - (SEO plugin for WordPress sites)

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