Write A Book: Make It Easier With The Simple “ASK” Process

Want to write a book? You have various processes you could use. The simplest: start writing. More complicated: create a detailed outline. Unfortunately, every book is different, so your favorite process may not work on the book you’re writing. When you’re struggling, going back to basics helps—looking at the bones of your project. Try creating a list of titles; your … Read more

Writing On Medium: Is It A Useful Publishing Platform?

“Does writing on Medium help writers?” Whenever I’m asked this question, I respond: “It depends. What do you want to achieve?” If you’re unfamiliar with Medium, the publishing platform was developed by Evan Williams (co-founder of Blogger and Twitter) in 2012. The platform has gone through many changes, but it’s lasted all these years and is popular. I find it … Read more

AI In Your Favorite Writing Apps: New In Notion

Wondering about AI? If you use Notion, you can now try out its artificial intelligence features in your writing—for free. However, you’re limited to 20 uses. If you find Notion’s new functionality in your workflow valuable, you’ll need to consider how often you’re likely to use it and sign up for a paid plan. Details on pricing and usage here, … Read more

Best Writing App For Books: Ulysses, Scrivener, Or…?

A writer asked: “what’s your favorite writing app for books?” I had to think about it. Once, the answer was simple: Scrivener. Today, not so much, because I write in Markdown. For me, writing in Markdown means: It’s easier to meet deadlines. There’s less inclination towards procrastination—I can write on any device, in any app I choose. Enhanced creativity. Primarily … Read more