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Writer’s Cafe

One excellent program for writers is Writer’s Cafe by Anthemion Software. This is a heavy-weight writing application brimming with more features than most people need in their usual writing work. Everything a fiction writer, irrespective of his competence, needs in order to produce his best work, is included in this application. The learning curve isn’t […]

MSWord 2003 for writers

My absolute favorite writing program is Microsoft Word (MSWord) 2003. I have never found a better alternative and believe me, I’ve looked. It has everything a serious writer, especially a fiction writer, could possibly need. Nothing more and definitely, nothing less. Yes, it came out thirteen years ago and many versions have come since but […]

yWriter for writing novels

Another wonderful writing software is yWriter. I have been using it to outline long manuscripts for years. yWriter has been around long before Scrivener became available for Windows and has a devoted base of dedicated users who are perfectly happy with it. Perhaps the biggest advantage of yWriter is that it’s free. That does not […]

More Scrivener

Initially I thought I’d post at least one entry a week but I guess that didn’t happen after the first few posts. But fear not, I’m back with another entry about Scrivener. One of my best loved features about Scrivener is its full screen edit mode. I remember earlier posts, yes, that’s more than one, […]

Scrivener for Windows

The most popular software for fiction writing is Microsoft Word and I’m just another member of the rat race who uses it for most of my primary writing. So why am I writing entries about writing software? Because frequently I get stuck and need a change to kick me out of writer’s block or whatever […]