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Writing Software Updates

3. August 2009

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Writing Software Updates

There are a couple of writing software updates out which I’d like to make you aware of. The first is for Liquid Storybinder, the second for SuperNotecard.Liquid Story Binder now has a mindmapping module, whilst Supernotecard has a new split screen workarea. If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. [...]

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I Should Be Writing – Free PDFs

16. July 2009

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I Should Be Writing – Free PDFs

Mur Lafferty has just started releasing a free PDF series entitled, “I Should be Writing” after her popular blog. The first PDF has been released yesterday on that blog. She intends to release some more in this format.

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9 Free HowTo Writing Ebooks To Read Online

30. June 2009

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9 Free HowTo Writing Ebooks To Read Online

U.K. publishing company How To has released it’s package of writing books free to read online. I have personally noticed several of these books available through retailers such as Amazon.com and been interested at this point, so to now find that information available free to read online is wonderful. Of course – you can still [...]

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Writing Software – LSBxe and Momentum Writer

8. June 2009

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Writing Software – LSBxe and Momentum Writer

Today I have some news from the software for writer’s front. This includes an upgrade to my writing program of choice, Liquid Story Binder, and a new freeware program designed to provide a completely distraction-free environment for stream-of-conciousness type writing, called Momentum Writer.

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Review : GenoPro

12. May 2009

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Review : GenoPro

Previously, I wrote a post about using a free Family Tree maker called Family Tree Builder for creating fictional family trees for your characters. I have now taken the gen file export from Family Tree Builder into a free trial copy of GenoPro to show you what is possible within this program.

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Review : Family Tree Builder

12. May 2009

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Review : Family Tree Builder

Many writers need to develop a family tree for their characters. A rough sketch on paper or flowchart software will sometimes do the trick, but where the ages and dates are important, or there is a complexity in the character relationships, writers sometimes need to resort to something a little more process-orientated. With MyHeritage’s Family [...]

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Review: Labyrinth

11. May 2009

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Review: Labyrinth

Labyrinth is a combination story writer software, organisation software, and almost a mindmapper, or structural application also. It’s a free download, so I thought I’d try it out to see if Labyrinth was helpful in my first attempts at planning my next novel.

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Review : Organized Writer (II)

16. April 2009

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Review : Organized Writer (II)

Available for $14.95, The Organized Writer is an e-book supported by supplementary free ebooks, calendars and articles, plus a weekly newsletter from the Organized Writer website. The e-book, written by Julie Hood promises a simple 30 day plan to get you, as a writer, more organized and writing productively this year. Can it? I downloaded [...]

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Review : From Idea to Book

14. April 2009

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Review : From Idea to Book

Recently I reviewed the free ebook, First Time Author Workbook, available from The Creative Penn website. This week Joanna Penn has published her first commercial e-book, From Idea…To Book… Developed for first time authors, the From Idea to Book e-book is currently available for only US $1, with a paypal payment system. Given the price, [...]

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Review : Visual Typewriter

31. March 2009

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Review : Visual Typewriter

As a person who has made their living on computers, I’ve never quite understood the need of some writers to work on typewriters, or to reproduce the typewriting effect on a computer screen. For those who do have this requirement, I previously looked at software which would give you typewriter sound effects on typing on [...]

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