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 👏

New TFW YouTube Channel! 📺

I'm delighted to say the first Think. Feel. Write. YouTube video is now live! It's called The Garden, and is a great little creative writing exercise, with all kinds of mindfulness and well-being benefits. It's designed to get you thinking, stimulate creativity and help engender feelings of calm and tranquility. Future videos will focus on… Continue reading New TFW YouTube Channel! 📺

The Benefits of a Weekly Plan 📆

Take control and gain insights into your habits I’ve recently started planning out my week ahead on a Sunday afternoon, and I’ve seen significant improvements in my productivity as a result. I feel in control, and can see progress on my journey towards greater independence as a creative professional. My ideas and projects were all… Continue reading The Benefits of a Weekly Plan 📆

TaskPaper – A Versatile, Flexible, Productivity App 📃

From weekly planning to project management, TaskPaper does the lot TaskPaper icon via https://www.taskpaper.com I’ve struggled to find a productivity, task manager, todo list app, or whatever you want to call it, that’s right for me. I’ve tried Things (twice) and found it frustrating; OmniFocus is all bells and whistles and too expensive; Apple Notes… Continue reading TaskPaper – A Versatile, Flexible, Productivity App 📃

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 ⚡️

Awareness, Routine and Truth – A Creative Process Developed Over Three Decades ✍️

This is my thing, but aspects of it might work for you, too. Dawn. Image courtesy of the author. This is the routine I’ve developed over the course of 30 years writing as an adult. I'd say it suits me, but perhaps it would be more accurate to suggest it’s the inevitable result of who… Continue reading Awareness, Routine and Truth – A Creative Process Developed Over Three Decades ✍️