Ryan M. Church

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My Ten Favorite Writing Tools

In Uncategorized on October 31, 2016 at 11:06 pm

Author Don Massenzio

Top 10 Favorite Author Tools

low_poly_scrivener_icon_by_benwurth-d71zc46Scrivener – Scrivener is an excellent tool for authors who are working on their first draft. It’s corkboard feature allows you to lay out chapters and rearrange them as you see fit. It is the closest thing to the old index card method without all of the paper.

There are also a number of built in tools like a name generator and others that make this a worthwhile platform for writing your first draft.

The drawbacks of Scrivener include the lack of a version for the iPad. This causes me to carry both a Window-based tablet and an iPad with me when I travel along with my work laptop which I can’t use for writing.

Also, there is no discernable way to track changes which causes me to switch to Microsoft Word when I switch to editing mode.

wordWord – It’s hard to beat Microsoft…

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