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App Review: Tomato Typewriter

If you’re the sort of writer who enjoys writing on your Android tablet or smartphone but need the threat of a deadline to get you going, Tomato Typewriter by Zest Works might just be the app for you.

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What’s On Your Writer’s Utility Belt?

Just like Batman has a utility belt which is loaded with all deus ex machina gadgets he needs to help him save the day, so we writers all have our (figurative) utility belts loaded with all the tools we rely on to help us whenever we sit down to write…. Don’t we? šŸ˜¶

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App Review: Character Story Planner 2

Everyone and their granny seems to have produced an app to help writers draft or plan their stories, most of which I personally don’t find very helpful. Nevertheless there are a few diamonds in the rough to be found and today I want to tell you all about another one I recently discovered: Character Story Planner 2 for Android by Ifantasia.

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App Review: Storywriter

I, too, despair of the hope of ever finding such an app. It was in this context that I downloaded Storywriter by RaindropĀ for Android but the question is: did it deliver?Ā 

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On Character Traits

Let your reader get to know Dave by experiencing Dave, not simply being told about Dave.

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Pants, Plants and Plans: A Beginner’s Guide

If you’re struggling with whatever method comes naturally to you, it may be time to try a different approach. And so, what follows is my own concise analysis of each approach, comparing pros and cons as evenly as I can.Ā 

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10 Reasons Why I Still Love Scrivener

Occasionally I’ll look around to see what else is out there (mainly so I can review it here!) but I always come back to Scrivener for any writing project that matters to me. Here’s why.

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Throwback Thursday: Using Google Docs for Writing Fiction

Seeing no alternative… I swallowed my pride and began writing my first draft on Google Docs, starting with the browser version.

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Throwback Thursday: 50 Character Motives For Your Story

I’ve listed a few possible character motives in the image below and I would encourage you to play around with different ways of interpreting and applying them.

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Using Google Docs for Writing Fiction

Seeing no alternative… I swallowed my pride and began writing my first draft on Google Docs, starting with the browser version.

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