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StoryMill 4.0 ideal for ultra-organized novel writers

If you plan your novels with military precision, Mariner Software's StoryMill 4.0.4 could be the right ally to launch your literary assault.

OmmWriter for iPad

This distraction-free writing tool suffers from some limitations with file management and keyboard shortcuts. But the fact that it creates a placid, relaxing writing environment makes it an intriguing option for iPad users.

Per Se 1.0

Per Se does its best to approximate on the Mac the old school pulp and ink journaling experience, while adding in some very cool features that could only exist in a digital notebook.

Supreme Court rules against Microsoft in i4i case

The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a $300 million patent infringement ruling against Microsoft.

Pages for iPad and iPhone

The latest mobile version of Pages, which now runs on the iPhone and iPod touch in addition to the iPad, is an amazing word processing and page layout application made more amazing when you realize that all of this power is packed into a device that can fit inside your pocket. But it needs true file syncing to be truly great.

MacBundler 6 offers 11 Mac apps for one low price

The sixth version of MacBundler offers ten Mac applications worth $392 at the steeply discounted rate of $50; for a limite time, an eleventh app is included free.

Organize your writing in Scrivener

In this book excerpt, Kirk McElhearn discusses how to use the Scrivener writing program to organize your writing.

Read Final Draft files on the iPad with FDX Reader

Quote-Unquote Apps has introduced FDX Reader, allowing users to import Final Draft scripts to read directly on their iPads.

Per Se offers immersive writing experience on the Mac

Developers of the new Per Se personal journaling app for the Mac are promising to restore the "pen and paper feeling" to the act of writing on your computer.

WordPress for iPhone and iPad

This blogging app is most useful when you need to post something without a computer handy, and want to take advantage of mobile features. If you have a full browser, though, the app is no replacement.