Written Kitten - www.writtenkitten.net
Positive reinforcement for writers through KITTENS! For every designated amount of words written, you get a new kitten image. I have to say, it's quite humorous!
A way to turn your writing into a game. You get points for writing 750 words daily and even more for writing consecutive days. Compare points with others, get badges and motivate other writers.
Rescue Time - www.rescuetime.com
Keeps track of your time spent on the computer. Helps you become more productive. Alerts you when you spend a certain amount of time on an activity, blocks distracting websites,
Word Hippo - www.wordhippo.com
One place to stop for help with synonyms, antonyms, and such. I like it because it goes beyond a normal thesaurus. It helps with name meanings, words ending with certain letters, 4-letter words, 5-letter words, tranlations, rhymes. You name it!
Omniwriter - www.omniwriter.com
Conquer the intimidation of the white screen! Keep focused and relaxed while writing by downloading this program. Creates a relaxing atmosphere for writing with backgrounds and zen-like music.
Unstuck - http://126.96.36.199/index.htm
Have a writing challenge? Go to unstuck to help you make a decision. Say goodbye to writer's block!
Edit Minion - www.editminion.com
A robotic copy editor which checks weak words, "said," passive voice, cliches and more.
Have fun being productive! :)
Melinda Dozier is a contemporary romance author for Crimson Romance and Swoon Romance. You can find more information at www.melindadozier.com