7 Helpful Apps for Future Magazine Editors

Let’s face it, editing is hard. Perfecting your own story alone is a challenge, but when you hold the power of making someone else’s perfect as well, the pressure is on! Here are a few apps to help make you become the editor you’re destined to be!

Poetica is for the over achievers or the beginners who just really want some extra practice in editing. As long as you sign up, you can edit essays or stories from any member around the world. This gives you extra practice and an advantage in experience over others as you become comfortable with all types of different works of writing! The online app available to all.

Spice Mobile
Need a little umph in your writing? Spice Mobile is the app for that! This app gives you a little help in tuning your ordinary phrases into million dollar phrases. Sometimes you just need a little help in finding a great word in order to make the story better. Available in Google Play.

Everyone needs organization, right? Evernote has been a top editor’s choice app for years. This app will help you keep whatever thoughts, stories or tips you have in order. This is perfect for editors who are extremely busy with different stories and need to keep each one separate and always handy. Download the Evernote app in Google Play, the App Store or Windows Market.

This app is great for editors who need to work closely with their writers. Quip is a word processor that allows you to create documents on any device and combines them into a single chat-like message with others. This makes collaboration easy! You can also take notes and organize to-do lists with your writers so no one never misses a beat. Available in Google Play.

Write or Die
We’ve all been there. Procrastination is something everyone goes through at least once in their life. This app is designed to speed your writer’s block along. You set the word count, you set the time limit, you set your goals and if you don’t reach your goal in the time allowed, you get penalized for it! This is perfect for those who need that extra push when it comes to finishing a paper. Available for Windows or MAC.

This app is perfect for handwritten papers. Ideas written on a tablet or smart phone can be written here. What’s cool about this app is the easy access to cut and paste, erase sentences, draw, cut out lines and bookmark a section. This is the perfect app for the brainstorming process! You can download this app in Google Play.

Here’s a cool app software that puts all your research and information in one place for easy access while you write. This is a good app for heavy-loaded writing. Those days will come when there is tons of information for just one story and as the information keeps building, you’re going to want to put it all somewhere. With this app, all your findings will be placed in one area and ready to be used as you write or edit your paper! Available for Window MAC.

These apps will help you become a better, quicker and more efficient editor. Do you use any other apps to help with writing or editing? If so, let Ed know in the comments below!

— Kennedy Coopwood