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Gingko is a new kind of tool, that lets you shape your ideas with lists, outlines and cards, all in the same clean interface.

Platforms: Online

Best for: Outlining, Essay, Book, Story, and Blog

Website: https://gingkowriter.com/

Base price:

$9.75 monthly

Premium price:

$12.00 monthly

Drag-and-droppable lists

An intuitive outliner

Movable index cards

★★★ Performance

★★★ Features

★★ Accessibility

★★★ Value

The only writing platform with unlimited potential through project management, collaboration, and publishing.

Platforms: Online, Chrome

Best for: Outlining, Drafting, Book, and Story

Website: https://www.squibler.io/

Base price:

$9.99 one-time payment

Premium price:

Goal tracking

Collaboration

Corkboard organization

★★★ Performance

★★★ Features

★★ Accessibility

★★★ Value

If you write thrillers, romance, mysteries, fantasy, sci-fi, young adult, horror or one of a thousand other subgenres, we’d like you to meet our fiction-loving A.I., Marlowe. She can read and critique your work with a comprehensive 36-page report in a matter of minutes and deliver fascinating, actionable insights.

Platforms: Online

Best for: Book, Editing, and Story

Website: https://authors.ai/marlowe/

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

$199.00

Flag misspellings

Writing tips

Book comparisons

Cliche finder

★★★★ Performance

★★★★ Features

★★★ Accessibility

★★★ Value

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Traditional word processors include dozens of options for formatting text, distracting you from what really matters: writing. Calmly Writer is an editor designed to focus on what you want to tell, with a simple, unobtrusive and ease-to-use user interface.

Platforms: Windows, Mac, Online, Chrome, PC

Best for: Drafting, Book, Essay, Journal, Poetry, Story, Blog, and Free

Website: https://www.calmlywriter.com/

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

$10.99 one-time payment

Focus mode

Auto save

Light and dark mode

★★★★★ Performance

★★★ Features

★★★★★ Accessibility

★★★★ Value

Also rated 4.5 on TechRadar

CorrectEnglish® teaches you to write like an A+ student. Train your instincts with instant feedback, and great writing will come naturally the more you use the tool.

Platforms: Online

Best for: Editing, Proofreading, Essay, and Free

Website: https://www.correctenglish.com/

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

$59.00 yearly

Subject/word agreement

Word suggestions

Automatic APA and MLA formatting

★★★★ Performance

★★★★ Features

★★★ Accessibility

★★★★ Value

LanguageTool’s multilingual grammar, style, and spell checker is used by millions of people around the world.

Platforms: Online, Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPad, PC

Best for: Editing, Proofreading, Essay, Blog, and Free

Website: https://languagetool.org/

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

$6.66 monthly

Personal dictionary

Distraction-free writing experience

Quality scoring for your texts

★★★★ Performance

★★★ Features

★★★★★ Accessibility

★★★★ Value

Also rated 4.8 on the App Store

Mind mapping starts with a main idea in the center of your mind map. As your map takes shape, add context to topics with attachments, embedded media and more. MindMeister’s features guide you through your first mind maps onto maximum creativity.

Platforms: Online, iPhone, iPad, Android

Best for: Outlining, Journal, Poetry, and Free

Website: https://www.mindmeister.com/

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

$8.25 monthly

Outline mode & focus mode

Comments and notifications

Collaboration

★★★★ Performance

★★★ Features

★★★ Accessibility

★★★ Value

Also rated 4.7 on Capterra

Unload your thoughts by creating a personal layout with notes, links and media in a second to visualize your creative process and move forward faster.

Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPad, Android, Online, PC

Best for: Note-taking, Journal, Blog, Essay, Story, Book, and Free

Website: https://xtiles.app/en

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

$8.00 monthly

Realtime collaboration

Visual search

Organize visually

★★★★ Performance

★★★ Features

★★★★★ Accessibility

★★★ Value

Also rated 4.9 on Capterra

NovelPad's online and offline novel writing software helps you organize, write, and edit your novel anywhere, on any device, from start to finish.

Platforms: Online

Best for: Outlining, Drafting, Editing, Proofreading, Book, and Story

Website: https://novelpad.co/

Base price:

$120.00 yearly

Premium price:

Drag and drop scene cards

Distraction-free editor

Visual progress timeline

Character tracking

★★★ Performance

★★★★ Features

★★ Accessibility

Value

Compose bold, clear, mistake-free writing with Grammarly. Work with an AI writing partner that helps you find the words you need⁠—⁠to write that tricky email, to get your point across, to keep your work moving.

Platforms: Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, Chrome, Online, PC

Best for: Editing, Proofreading, Book, Essay, Story, Blog, and Free

Website: https://www.grammarly.com/

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

$12.00 monthly

Grammar & plagiarism checker

Tone detector

Citation generator

★★★★ Performance

★★★★ Features

★★★★★ Accessibility

★★★ Value

Also rated 4.4 on the App Store

ApolloPad is a feature-packed online writing environment that will help you finish your novels, ebooks and short stories.

Platforms: Online

Best for: Outlining, Drafting, Story, Book, and Free

Website: https://apollopad.com/

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

Project outlining & timelines

Notes in context

To-do lists

★★★★ Performance

★★★★ Features

★★★ Accessibility

★★★★ Value

So, You’re looking to write a book. Well, wavemaker is here to help. It’s much much more than a text editor.

Platforms: Mac, Windows, Chrome, Android, Online, PC

Best for: Outlining, Drafting, Book, Story, and Free

Website: https://wavemaker.cards/

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

Connects to Google Docs

Mind maps

Timelines

★★★ Performance

★★★ Features

★★★★ Accessibility

★★★ Value

Also rated 3.7 on Google Play

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