Tag Archive: Writer’s


How to set up a foolproof note-taking system for writers and other nerds (Part 3)

Welcome to the final part of our series about note-taking for writers (or anyone else). Today we’re going to look at getting clippings and bookmarks into Evernote, to be stored and accessible alongside your scanned, paper-based notes (Part 1) and…

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How to set up a foolproof note-taking system for writers and other nerds (Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of our series on note-taking for writers (or anyone who takes lots of notes). In three posts we’re looking at ways to take notes on paper, on your iPhone or Mac, and collected from the web,…

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How to set up a foolproof note-taking system for writers and other nerds (Part 1)

I started writing stories this year – short fiction and a couple of novellas so far – and I’ve found I need to make a lot of notes. The iPhone is pretty great for this, as you’d expect, but not…

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Apple Forced To Pay Chinese Writers Small Settlement In eBook Copyright Dispute [Report]

Apple has been having problems with Chinese writers suing for unlicensed eBook distribution in the App Store. After a group of writers asked Apple for 10 million yuan in damages for unlawfully distributing copyrighted works in certain Chinese apps, the court has forced Apple to pay a smaller settlement fee of 1.03 million yuan, which is only about $ 165,000.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

A Beijing court ordered Apple Inc. to pay 1.03 million  [Read More…]

Scapple, A Writers’ Mind Map App From The Maker Of Scrivener

Not Scrapple, not Snapple.

Scapple — a cross between scabs and Snapple? Thankfully not: Scapple is in fact a brand new (as in beta) mind map app for writers. What’s that you say? There are already a ton of mind-map apps out there? That’s true. But none of them comes from the developer of the awesome Scrivener.

Scapple (which I keep mistyping as Snapple or Scrapple) comes from Literature and Latte, the  [Read More…]

Persona, A Character-Creation App For Fiction Writers

Somehow, this writer managed to find a photo of their character.

 

 

D&D players know the importance of a good character sheet. While dexterity, strength, charisma and alignment are key, it’s the scribbles you make between the boxes which will shape your character. And so it is with fiction, which is where Mariner’s new Mac app Persona comes in.

Persona is a character creation and tracking package for writers, and gives you  [Read More…]

Persona, A Character-Creation App For Fiction Writers

Somehow, this writer managed to find a photo of their character.

 

 

D&D players know the importance of a good character sheet. While dexterity, strength, charisma and alignment are key, it’s the scribbles you make between the boxes which will shape your character. And so it is with fiction, which is where Mariner’s new Mac app Persona comes in.

Persona is a character creation and tracking package for writers, and gives you  [Read More…]