Black Friday is coming and so now is a good time to think about how to invest in our writing career and save money doing it. Here are some of the best writerly deals we’ve uncovered:
(FYI, there’s an affiliate link or two below. They help keep the lights on around here.)
One Stop for Writers is Angela & Becca’s portal to tools that will help you become a master storyteller.
At One Stop, you’ll find:
- The largest fiction-specific Descriptive Database anywhere (containing 15 signature thesauri, including The Emotion Thesaurus)
- A hyper-intelligent Character Builder that makes deep characters easy to create (& will produce an accurate Character Arc Blueprint for you)
- Story Map & Scene Map tools that demystify story structure
- A drag-and-reorder Timeline tool
- Customizable Worldbuilding Surveys
- An Idea Generator for plot complications, story stakes, secrets & more
- Worksheets, Templates, Tip Sheets & more
There’s no easy button for writing a powerful novel. But the next best thing? One Stop for Writers.
Give the Free Trial a spin and grab this deal with the one-time code BLACKFRIDAY2020. Writing can be easier! (DEAL ON NOW)
Editing a manuscript is a big undertaking, both intellectually and emotionally. Being thorough can be difficult and time-consuming, but the creative story editing process always pays off.
Fictionary StoryTeller makes editing easier by applying universal storytelling structures to each and every scene. Evaluate and revise your manuscript against 38 Fictionary Story Elements such as the Story Arc and quickly highlight structural areas that need improvement! Use the code BLACKFRIDAY2020 for 50% off. (DEAL ON NOW)
ProWritingAid is a grammar guru, style editor, and writing mentor in one package. It’s the only platform that offers world-class grammar and style checking combined with more in-depth reports to help you strengthen your writing technique.
Their unique combination of suggestions, articles, videos, and quizzes makes writing fun and interactive. ProWritingAid has more integrations than any other editing software, and premium users also get access to all the books in their Writer’s Resources Library. No code needed. (DEAL ON NOW)
Why print your book with BookBaby? Our formula for great custom book printing is very simple: BookBaby is a book printing company staffed by professionals utilizing the world’s best book printing and binding equipment.
While every individual book project is different, the results are always the same: eye-popping colors, crisp and even ink coverage, quality paper stocks, sturdy, tight bookbinding, all carefully packaged and delivered to your door. With over 50,000 projects successfully delivered last year, we know what authors require and expect from their book printer. Receive $100 Off 100+ Printed Books with code 100OFFBOOK. (DEAL ON NOW)
First Editing’s professional editors have assisted over 50,000 authors this past decade. In fact, their professional editing services have helped writers transform into successful authors since 1994.
They guarantee your satisfaction and deliver your editing on-time. Get a free editing sample of your writing so you can try before you buy. Use the code BLACK20 to save 20% at FirstEditing. (DEAL ON NOW)
Instagram for Authors is a power packed course providing authors with all the tools they need to successfully use Instagram to Market and sell their books. Save 50% off this course with code WPSFRIDAY20. (DEAL ON NOW)
The Women in Publishing Summit is a week-long conference that provides resources and training to authors across all facets of writing, publishing, marketing, and author development. Made by women, for women, the conference not only delivers incredible content, we celebrate the achievements of women in the industry. Our sponsors provide incredible discounts and opportunities as well to our participants, to help them in the process. The Black Friday special discounts your ticket to $67 (sale ends November 30th). (DEAL ON NOW)
The Outlining Your Novel Workbook computer program is a powerful brainstorming tool designed to guide you in identifying the best ideas for a solid story that will both entertain and move your readers.
The software provides an easy-to-use fill-in-the-blanks format that will guide you through every step of the process. Creating your own outline is as simple as starting on the first screen, using its prompts and lessons to work through your story in the most intuitive way, and clicking through the tabs at the top to access important sections. Save 25% with the code OUTLINE. (DEAL STARTS NOV 25th)
SelfPubCon (or the Self-Publishing Advice Conference) is run in association with the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) and runs twice a year in March and October. The conference draws in all the big names from the world of self-publishing and gives you access to the best authors and advisors out there.
As well as access to the live events in 2021, your pass allows you to dive right into an extensive conference archive featuring self-publishing advisors like Michael Anderlé, Mark Dawson, Ricardo Fayet, Joanna Penn, Orna Ross, and 100+ more. Grab a six-month or lifetime online conference pass using the code INDIE50 from now to Nov 30th. (DEAL ON NOW)
As writers, we’re all on a budget. Becca and I hope these deals are exactly what you need to take your writing to the next level. Happy writing to all!
Angela is a writing coach, international speaker, and bestselling author who loves to travel, teach, empower writers, and pay-it-forward. She also is a founder of One Stop For Writers, a portal to powerful, innovative tools to help writers elevate their storytelling.