Last week I profiled one web-based outliner, Workflowy. For week 34 of the #52Tech series, Fargo and some other alternative webapp outliners are highlighted.
For week 33 of the #52Tech series, Workflowy is highlighted.
Firstoff – I’m not a huge fan of Workflowy anymore. Some other reviewers have loved it, others hated it. Workflowy – or any outliner – is a bit like vegemite in that respect – you either love it or hate it, there appears no middle-ground.
If you don’t get on with the Workflowy format, in Week 34 I’ll be profiling some alternatives.
With an eleven year old daughter, I’m more and more mindful of writing good strong girl role models.
At the end of July Evernote and Fastpencil announced a partnership which will allow Evernote users to publish their note content to a PDF or ebook ready for distribution.
I personally don’t tend to use a lot of writing prompt generators. At this moment in my writing career I have a problem with having too many ideas to pursue. But prompts are part of many writer’s daily writing arsenals, useful for many tasks, practise and kicking our muses into gear.
Here’s a very short post on two LARGE sources of prompts, and a couple more. There are many more out there, so feel free to comment in with your own favourites.
Hiding secret identities is becoming too difficult now, what with the prevalence of the internet, sites like Wikileaks, and the payment for data trade. Any author with pen names (Rowling-slash-Galbrieth anyone?) knows the truth of this.
And our superheroes are giving up on the secret identity effort also.
A couple of weeks back Poetica became open to signup for everyone, after some private beta testing.
This chrome based web app is worth consideration if you’re after collaborative editing on any web copy you produce.
For writers using Evernote, here’s a nice idea that recently came through via the Evernote community – write yourself a letter to be read in a year’s time.
Luke Skywalker is a superhero. So is Harry Potter. Merlin was one too (said in the past tense, as obviously he’s dead, whereas Harry and Luke are alive or technically not born yet).
Over the past three weeks this blog has posted on the general subject of productivity. There have been many productivity hacks and methods discussed with quite a few links and apps shared.
Here is the index to all the posts, listing major topics and tools posted.