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
On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William Zinsser
Long Story Short: The Only Storytelling Guide You’ll Ever Need by Margot Leitman
A Year of Creative Writing Prompts by Love in Ink
The Elements of Style by William Strunk
Start Where You Are: A Journal for Self-Exploration by Meera Lee Patel
Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen by Donald Miller
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.
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.