Here’s a list of some of the tools and services we use in our writing business and on our websites.

This isn’t an exhaustive list, but every service is one we use or have used and that we recommend based on our first-hand experience.

Full disclosure: If you click one of these links and sign up for the service mentioned, we may be compensated by the provider.

MailChimp: Our email lists are powered by MailChimp

Siteground: Our websites live on the servers of Siteground (our webhost).

Promenade Themes: Blogway is the current theme of our WordPress site.

Shutterstock: We use images from Shutterstock and also sell our own images.

Dreamstime: We use images from Dreamstime for our book covers.

Corgi Photo: The very talented and patient Dave Schlenker takes our author photos.

PrintingforLess:  We have our bookmarks printed at Use our referral code RP1257QDG to get a $40 discount off your own first order!




HL Carpenter is a mother/daughter duo who write family-friendly fiction from their studios in Carpenter Country, a magical place that, like their stories, is unreal but not untrue. When they’re not writing, the Carpenters enjoy exploring the Land of What-If and practicing the fine art of Curiosity. Visit Carpenter Country at