5 Notes Apps for Writers

Storyist Storyist is a creative writing application for Mac OS X and iPad. Tailored for novelists and screenwriters, it provides a word processor, a cork board with support for index cards and photos, an outliner, and a project manager. It is very similar to Scrivener, so if you're already using that, you definitely don't need …

Beat the “Shiny New Idea” Syndrome

Ever been diligently working on your main project, when out of nowhere, a new idea hits? It's a great idea. You're super excited about it. You just know that this new idea is way more interesting to write, way more publishable, just so much better than the lump of words you're already working with. Then …

How to Find Time to Write When You Still Have a Day Job

If you've been along to the blog by now, you'll probably know that I have a full-time day job that I do in addition to my writing, because I simply can’t afford to stay at home all day. I wish.  When I was first starting out, I would read all these respected authors and their …