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

AI Apps: The Craft App Now Offers AI To Help Your Writing

Do you use Craft? It’s a lovely writing app. It shocked me when the developers announced that they’d added artificial intelligence (AI) functions. In essence, Craft is becoming an AI app. Although I’ve tried various AI writing apps, I haven’t found any of them useful. That said, several of my ecommerce copywriting clients now use AI apps to develop product-related … Read more

Obsidian Made Simple: 3 Easy Tips You Can Use Today

Obsidian Made Simple: 3 Easy Tips You Can Use Today

Over the past couple of years, I’ve depended on the Obsidian app because it’s made organizing my writing projects easier. Organization can be a challenge for any writer. Obsidian can link documents, so I use it to get organized at various stages of writing process, including: Research. Exploring ideas. Developing and drafting versions. Revision. It’s available for your favorite operating … Read more

Your Imagination: Use Your Most Powerful (& Dangerous) Writing Tool

How’s your imagination? Everyone is creative and imaginative. However, writers tend to be more imaginative than most. As we discussed in this article on creative strategy, anxiety is a normal part of the creative process. Unfortunately, your imaginative faculties may make your anxiety worse: Here’s the thing about sudden unexplained anxiety: we tend to ascribe reasons to it to justify … Read more