Ulysses, iA Writer & Scrivener

All great, often compared, very different – and I’ve made my choice Icons courtesy of https://ulysses.app and https://ia.net/writer YMMV and all that jazz Ulysses is a great application, but having used it for several months I’ve decided to return to iA Writer and Scrivener. Here are my reasons. The first thing to say is that… Continue reading Ulysses, iA Writer & Scrivener

Craft – Boy, was I Wrong! 🇪🇺

Sorry, TaskPaper, it's not you, it's me... 👋 I recently wrote a comparison of Craft and Notion. I didn’t really like either. I didn’t really get it. I moaned about Things. I sang the praises of plain text and TaskPaper. I clutched my notebooks firmly to my chest. My problem, dear reader, was that I… Continue reading Craft – Boy, was I Wrong! 🇪🇺

In Praise of Scrivener 👏

I was recently seduced by Ulysses, but still have the hots for this old flame I've used Scrivener since version 1.0. I've written anything and everything in it: novels, short stories, audio scripts and screenplays, stage plays, blog posts – whatever. In a recent post, I sang from the rooftops about Ulysses, which has replaced… Continue reading In Praise of Scrivener 👏

Ulysses Quick Tip ⚡️

A useful pre-publish check We know Ulysses is a great tool for writing blog posts whatever platform they’re destined for, but the app makes publishing to Medium and WordPress particularly easy: just click the share button and select publish. Kinda makes sense when you think about it. The publishing function opens a new pane containing… Continue reading Ulysses Quick Tip ⚡️

Craft and Notion 🤔

Reinventing the wheel? Screenshot courtesy of the author; Craft and Notion icons via craft.do and notion.so I first became aware of Notion because I watch a lot of productivity, creativity and various other tivity videos on YouTube. Several people spoke very highly of this application. They could not run their businesses or, indeed, their lives… Continue reading Craft and Notion 🤔

Ulysses knocks Scrivener off pedestal 🥊

I’m a long-time Scrivener fan. I’ve given workshops on Scrivener. I loved it so much I negotiated a discount for members of The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain. I've been as loyal as a dog to this app. But I’ve just subscribed to Ulysses, and love it. Here's why... I bought Ulysses some years ago,… Continue reading Ulysses knocks Scrivener off pedestal 🥊