Notes from the Tools for Writers panel at Convergence

These are barely organized, and will soon be integrated into my resources page (see menu).

Education

Print Run Podcast

Writing Excuses podcast

Audio Drama Production podcast

Research

Ask Science Subreddit

Loudmouth Science on Facebook

Velocity

Write or Die

OhmWriter – makes your screen blank except for your document.

Memory

Siri

Wetware

Google docs (there is an offline mode to use in conjunction with Google Drive)

Google docs voice transcription plugin

Pomodoro (and there’s software to support it)

Tide (ambient noise)

Outlining

Trello – kanban tool, to do list

Mind mapping

Scapple – from the Scrivener folks

Motivation

Written Kitten

Habitica

Habit Bull

But why are not motivated?

Write Track (word count tracker)

Soma.fm

4thewords

Cold Turkey – block Facebook

Ergonomics

Backup/Sync

OneDrive

Education

Couch to ADK Bootcamp – Tim Clair

Writing Promptcast – a word and soothing sounds.

Writing Excuses

Misc

iAnnotate – PDF markup (for Apple)

adobe reader also lets you highlight and comment.

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