I think your current workflow is going to be about the best way if you're limited to Solidworks only. Solidworks is not a publishing tool so you are still going to have to use Word or some type of publishing software. You may be able to get your images from your Solidworks model but that will depend on what you are looking for in an image. Can you attach an example of what exactly you are trying to get the outcome to look like? That will help us better advise you.