OUR FAVORITE TOOLS AND PROGRAMS THAT MAKE WRITING AND
PUBLISHING SO MUCH EASIER
Burning Soul Collective is passionate about supporting new writers and career authors alike along their journey. With that in mind, here is a list of online resources and services our team uses and recommends. Some of the links below may be affiliate links and we may receive a percentage if you sign up for the service.
All of these are services and programs we stand behind and use frequently.
We wouldn’t recommend them if we didn’t love them.
An excellent planning and plotting tool to easily create your next book. If you’re struggling to outline and keep track of your notes, this program will help you stay organized.
PRO WRITING AID
Although nothing will replace an actual editor, this is our favorite self-editing tool! It also has a fantastic browser extension that you can download which will show you when you have any spelling or grammar errors in anything you type- emails, Facebook posts, and more.
Use this link to get 20% off!
Our favorite tool that formats the interior of books easily and beautifully! Right now only Mac users can download it, but if you have a Mac and plan to write and self-publish a lot of stories, it’s one of the best purchases you can make!
DIY BOOK DESIGN
If you have a professional cover ready to go for your book and just want to do some 3d mockups, you can do them for free on this site! A great tool to use as you’re waiting for those copies to actually arrive in your hand.
Bowker Identifier Services has ISBNs and more to help authors publish, market, and sell their books. They also help you create barcodes that will make your print books easier to sell and their CopyrightsNow app protects your work.
A must-have tool for your Marketing Needs! This tool is fantastic in helping you find the right categories and keywords to market your book. If you want to hit best seller status, this is one of the best investments you can make to help you get there!
AMS ADS COURSE
Amazon ads can be a very effective way to gain new customers and get your book in the hands of the right audience! This FREE course by Kindlepreneur will help you navigate AMS!
We use Canva for just about everything in our marketing! The free plan is great, but the paid plan opens up a whole new world of images and templates that you can tap into to capture your audience’s attention.
An all-in-one suite for websites, calendars, email marketing, blogs, funnels, shops, video hosting, and more so you can launch your full author career easily without ten different subscriptions.
Perfect for those who are coaching, hosting workshops, and working with clients on a personal level! This is an excellent client management system that automates your workflow with contracts, scheduling, and invoices while allowing you to keep track of all your client notes and emails.
Use this link to get 50% off!
If you are creating workshops or courses, this is a fantastic program that gives you everything you need to get a course and/or workshop running quickly, including the ability to set up community discussion boards and do live webinars and meetings.