I just noticed that the world's greatest writing app, Scrivener, is on sale today for half price at Mac Update.
Thanks to a post over on David Pottinger's blog, Steps & Leaps,* I was reminded of the concept of the spark file, the invention of writer Steven Johnson. As Johnson describes it, the spark file is “a single document where I keep all my hunches: ideas for articles, speeches, software features, startups, ways of framing … Continue reading Ruminations on the idea of a spark file
When I write longer, more complex documents, I generally use Scrivener, but I will also use Ulysses III when I feel in a more minimalist mood. I did the initial transcription and editing of the journal of my nearly year-long bicycle trip in Ulysses III, and found it to work extremely well, partly because it … Continue reading A good review of the writing app Ulysses III
Scrivener is the world's best software for writers. I gave Scrivener a perfect score when I reviewed it for Mac Appstorm a few years ago (note: Appstorm is closing up shop, so this link may not be good into the future). I have not written much about Scrivener on this site, except in passing reference, … Continue reading Scrivener as a note taker
If you've been intrigued by Tinderbox, but thought the price was a wee bit high, you might be interested in knowing about the "Summerfest" sale, where you can get Tinderbox for $143 -- more than $100 off the regular price. Summerfest is a promotion among several "artisanal" software producers: Tinderbox: Visualize and organize your notes, … Continue reading Tinderbox, Scrivener and more on sale!
... can be found here. Scrivener is a terrific application. Maybe the most perfect application I've used in 10 years. It does what it sets out to do and now it is better. If you're a writer, you should try Scrivener. A Windows version is in the works, though I haven't been overly impressed by … Continue reading My review of Scrivener 2.0…