Tag Archives: Tools

Talking About Tools

My talk at When Words Collide 2013 in Calgary about software tools beyond word processors that can invigorate the creative writing process.

How having a heartbeat can kill your writing

In a previous article, I introduced one of the tools that I hoped would provide me with a lot of useful data about my writing practices, that I would later…

Slick ways to present your work online

Whether you’re an impoverished beginner who is self-publishing and still trying to build an audience, or an established pro who bathes in honey on a twice-weekly schedule, every writer needs…

Plain text editor

Reduce your tool clutter to crank out the words

As I have mentioned elsewhere, I’m not a fan of doing the heavy lifting on any long-form writing project in a word processor. (You can read postingsĀ here and here to…

How science can increase your writing productivity

In a previous article (here) I talked about the importance of measuring your productivity. Regular measurement of any issue can help you keep that issue front and center in your…