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Fifteen mobile apps for writers on the go

Here are some handy apps that might make your writing life easier and more fun.

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App that tests a user’s knowledge of English grammar. Two levels of tests – 30 tests each with 20 exercises – let you know which parts of English grammar you’ve mastered and which need improvement, complete with explanations.

Cost: Free

Best for: Writers who want to improve grammar or self-editing skills.


App that teaches the meaning of English idioms and phrases, and how to use them in context. Also tests your knowledge.

Cost: Free

Best for: Word-loving writers who want to increase their understanding of the English language.


A writing and blogging app that turns your writing into Google-able quotes, and allows them to be added to pictures and colorful backgrounds.

Cost: Free

Best for: Writers who want to get their quotes out to the world quickly, and possibly improve their search engine optimization while they’re at it. 



—K.L. Romo writes about life on the fringe: teetering dangerously on the edge is more interesting than standing safely in the middle. She is passionate about women’s issues, loves noisy clocks and fuzzy blankets, but HATES the word normal. Her historical novel, Life Before, is an edgy time-warping tale of reincarnation, social justice, and forgiveness. Web: or @klromo.


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