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MiJournal 1.1 offers simple tools for daily logs

MiJournal by GoToes Software, is an application that aims to make journaling and content sharing easier.

Holding out for an ePub hero

The ePub format has been available for almost five years, and yet our tools to build these books are as primitive as early 1990s HTML. iBooks Author is a start, but Macworld staff editor Serenity Caldwell is looking for something more.

Why I use Scrivener for business writing

Scrivener was designed for writing fiction. But it turns out to be a great tool for business writing, too. David Sparks explains.

Subplot helps writers focus on characters, plot

Subplot is designed to help you focus on creative writing.

Day One is a polished journaling tool

Bloom Built has put together a polished journaling tool for storing your personal thoughts and experiences.

Bare Bones Software BBEdit 10.1 is a robust and full-featured text editor

New users will find plenty to like in the new BBEdit 10.1 text editor, especially users who are outside of BBEdit’s core constituency of programmers. . But if you’re a codehead, you get better ways to work with your code. Everybody wins.

App Guide: iPad writing tools

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Participating in National Novel Writing Month? These iPad apps can help you meet your daily word count goals.

WriteRoom 3.0 adds full Lion support, word count tracking

Just in time for NaNoWriMo, Hog Bay Software on Monday released WriteRoom 3.0 for Mac, an update that includes full Lion support and more.

Manuscript 1.0 is an appealing but uneven app for novelists

With November’s National Novel Writing Month almost upon us, Mac-using writers have no shortage of noveling programs to choose from. Black Mana Studios’ Manuscript distinguishes itself from the pack by helping writers craft novels with an easier path to publication.

Write a novel in 30 days with NaNoWriMo

Jason Snell encourages you to write 50,000 words in 30 days. It can be done.