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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. If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!

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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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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 : 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 : Unleash the Book Inside You Self Study Course

17. February 2009

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Review : Unleash the Book Inside You Self Study Course

Created by Tom Evans, using some very nice technology, this is a self study course I highly recommend. Not strictly just a creative writing course, it’s more than that – it’s a Creativity Course combining dynamic technology, video and audio, mind maps and guided visualisations into relaxation  techniques designed to enhance your own inspiration and [...]

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Review : The Writer’s Planner

26. January 2009

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Review : The Writer’s Planner

Created by Gayle Trent, The Writer’s Planner is a 119 page electronic product which can be purchased and downloaded, then printed out to form your own writing planning diary. I decided to take a look at it, and found a worthwhile series of templates if you would like to build yourself your own planner system.

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Review : My Word Coach (Nintendo DS)

8. January 2009

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Review : My Word Coach (Nintendo DS)

For Christmas this year I asked Santa for a Nintendo DS – not because I’m particularly good at games (or even excited about them) but because the DS has lots of brain-growing games, and I’ve come to that point in my life where I’m becoming aware that I have to keep my mental juices flowing [...]

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Motivating Myself (Free Software)

22. October 2008

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Motivating Myself (Free Software)

To remain motivated as a writer, I also often find myself turning down the Organisation and Self-Motivation path. I LIKE organisation, as a general theory. Some of my favourite bloggers and ebooks out there deal with the whole productivity thing. As a fultime worker, I was very organised – it was one of my seats [...]

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