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32 best writing tools and tips of 2020

And that's according to you – readers of the Unslush newsletter.

32 best writing tools and tips of 2020

Platforms for selling products, memberships and online courses

In tricky times, it's a good idea to try and diversify your income. Here are some platforms to help you sell your wares.

Platforms for selling products, memberships and online courses

How to start a book group

Some exciting tips for starting your own book group based on what me and my own cool book crew do.

How to start a book group

Latest posts

We're on the move

My last email on Substack, fantasy map generators, a free online writing course and writing tools for on the go.

We're on the move

Stunning libraries, some author stats and how to get your first 1000 subscribers

Plus how Pomplamoose publish every week, another book planning app and writing torture for Douglas Adams.

Stunning libraries, some author stats and how to get your first 1000 subscribers

Book planning with Post-it notes

Plus how to get published (again), writing every day (again), and a new app that has some nifty writing features.

Book planning with Post-it notes

How to make time to write

Plus how famous authors get ideas, writing about real people and a 100-day writing challenge.

How to make time to write

An alternative writing tool

Plus a great research tool, manifestos and storyboarding with Trello

An alternative writing tool

Look at my fancy keyboard

Plus getting more true fans, how book deals work, and writing every flippin' day.

Look at my fancy keyboard