Tools & Apps

Storybird: Art-inspired creative writing platform

Hemingway Editor: Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear

Medium: A place to read and write big ideas and important stories

Story Grid: Hundreds of articles, tools, and podcast episodes helping you tell better stories

Write About This: Fun pictures and prompts to help kids start writing

Organizations

Outloud Consulting: Specializes in creating spaces, designing projects and implementing programs that amplify youth voice and unleash potential.

The OpEd Project: The OpEd Project’s mission is to increase the range of voices and quality of ideas we hear in the world.

Ethical Storytelling: Ethical Storytelling is a community of non profit practitioners and storytellers learning how to integrate a new standard of storytelling.

Funds for Writers: FundsforWriters is an online resource for writers focusing on on markets, competitions, awards, grants, publishers, agents, and jobs.

Amazon Literary Partnership: Helping writers tell their stories and find their readers.

Girls Write Now: A nonprofit organization dedicated to mentoring young women and encouraging them to develop their creative writing skills.

Journeyman Ink: A social impact organization composed of a team of Artists, Athletes and Activators passionate about cultivating Social and Emotional Literacy in both youth and adults.

The Moth: The Moth’s mission is to promote the art and craft of storytelling and to honor and celebrate the diversity and commonality of human experience.

Podcasts

Create If: This is the place for you if you are a writer, blogger, or creative who wants to build an online platform without being smarmy.

Writing Excuses: Writing Excuses is a fast-paced, educational podcast for writers, by writers.

The Digital Story: Weekly digital photography podcasts, photo tips, reader submitted pictures, equipment reviews, and more.

Drinks With Creatives: A podcast that hosts a variety of different creatives across many creative platforms. Talking about their craft, successes, life and so much more.

I Should Be Writing: Writing interviews and how-tos from a SF writer who’s still learning.

The STORY Podcast: A series of unique conversations to fuel the creative class and leave you inspired to do your best, most meaningful work.

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