There aren’t really any tools that are made with roleplaying games in mind, other than map makers.
For that purpose I tend to prefer to import things into photoshop and do it there where everything’s a lot more powerful and adjustable.
On a day to day basis I use many of the following, some of which you may also find useful in your work, in one way or another.
Some of these are websites.
Some of these are programs.
Some of them are just ways of working things out in rough before moving forward with them.
Working for yourself, you may also find various tips and tricks for motivation helpful, but everyone is different and what gets me motivated may not get you motivated.
- Text-to-Speech (helps with editing)
- Scratch paper and biros
- A Brother laser printer
- The power of imagination
- Social Media
- Reference Books
- Online dice rolling sites