Writing Apps: More Apps To Help You To Write Anywhere

Writing Apps: More Apps To Help You To Write Anywhere

Looking for writing apps to help whittle down your never-ending task list and get more done? Me too. A few years ago, I covered four “write anywhere” apps I still use today: Scrivener, Ulysses, Quip, and (of course) Evernote. Writing apps: my essentials today Scrivener, Ulysses and Evernote are no-brainers for me. At work, we … Read more

Mind Mapping: 3 Tips To Plot And Revise Your Novel

Mind Mapping: 3 Tips To Plot And Revise Your Novel

When you’re writing a novel, there’s a thousand pieces of information you need to keep straight. Mind mapping is the easiest way to do that, without stress. That’s the biggest benefit of a mind map: you can take in information at a glance. Rather than rereading chapters of prose, you can check your mind map, … Read more

3 Fiction Writing Research Tips: Get Organized

3 Fiction Writing Research Tips: Get Organized

At the meeting of our local authors’ group, we discussed fiction writing research. One of the biggest challenges for all of us was keeping our research materials organized, and becoming productive. Fiction writing research tips to help an author’s productivity The web means that all the information any author might need is close at hand. … Read more

Writing A Novel You Hate: 3 Tips To Help You To Keep Writing

Writing A Novel You Hate: 3 Tips To Help You To Keep Writing

Oh dear, what a disaster. You’re writing a novel, and you hate it. You can’t finish it — you can’t even force yourself to read it with pleasure. What made you think that you could write a novel? You’re disappointed, and ashamed. STOP! I know what comes next… you’re tempted to delete that pile of … Read more