5 Apps For Wonderful Writers
Evernote is a very handy app which essentially helps you to keep your life in order and is great for organising your ideas. The free version allows you to write notes (with text and photos), reminders and checklists. You can send them to anyone who has Internet access (including yourself). This is a fantastic feature as it means you can keep your ideas with you across a number of devices. You can create different Notebooks in which to store notes that relate to each part of your life or project, which prevents any stressful moments trying to search through for a particular piece of information. Furthermore, you can chat with friends and colleagues alike, even if they don’t have Evernote.
Mindly enables you to create aesthetically pleasing, cleanly designed mind maps for all your brainstorming needs on the go, whether it’s for plot lines, characters or article ideas. You can build your mind maps in a variety of colours and can even add Emojis.
A combined dictionary and thesaurus app with over 2 million words in its database, Dictionary.com (which can be used offline) is the knight in shining armour to any writer who has let that perfect word slip from their memory.
It’s a little pricey at £3.99, but this easy-to-use app is excellent at helping writers to avoid distractions, and is endorsed by bestselling authors. With a clear interface and Focus Mode, which requires you to focus on your current written sentence, it is an ideal tool for getting the task done. The app includes a keyboard extension which means that you don’t have to keep changing between the different sections of your mobile device’s keyboard. Documents can be synced between Mac, iCloud, iPad, and iPhone, so if you’re an Apple fan you’re in luck!
This simple but useful app allows poets to type in a word and get a list of words that rhyme with it.