Tag: scrivener

by Sarah Juckes

How do you write? Are you a pen and paper person? Or are you a jot-down-ideas-on-your-phone writer? For those of you on the lookout for nifty bits of tech to help you with everything from planning to writing the novel, here are some useful apps the team at CompletelyNovel have tried and tested with authors […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. As e-books rise, smaller book stores are still growing (Marketplace) 2. Tech-savvy parents still prefer print books to e-books for kids, according to Pew (LA Times) 3. HarperCollins makes it easier for authors to give free, advance copies of their e-books (paidContent) 4. One-day deals making e-books brief best-sellers (NYT) 5. What the Toronto Star, Chicago Tribune and other media companies have learned […] more »

by Carla King

Authors these days are more than authors. Our days are fragmented with tasks that more resemble those of publishers and marketers, journalists and speakers. We must not only write, but edit, organize, blog, friend, tweet, connect, converse, advise, recripocate, share and share again. These five apps (and I mean “apps” beyond the mobile-only kind) help […] more »

by Carla King

When writers first exchanged pen and paper for word processing systems we didn’t realize how firmly it put us on the path toward self-production and self-publishing. The jury’s still out on whether the creative process was altered for better or worse. Marshall McLuhan, an early media pundit, recognized back in 1962 how “the divorce of […] more »