Category «Apps for Writers Blog»

How to Use Evernote

  Evernote can be used on Mac, Android, and PC. Download from the app store or visit their website to connect. I’ll focus on the mobile version of the app first. Getting Started Evernote sorts your work into Notebooks with notes. Users begin with a starter notebook.  Naming Notebooks It’s a good idea to name …

Evernote

  For January and February, I’ll be following my same plan from last year. I’m starting the year off with organizing apps (Evernote, Airtable, and OneNote) to get ready for 2021 writing goals. Like last year’s Keep, we start with notes. Evernote is an organizational, note-taking app. It’s cloud-based and can sync with different devices …

A Year in Review

  Hi all. I wanted to thank everyone who’s followed my blog. My friend, Cara, told me I was overly ambitious to take on a weekly apps blog. And she might’ve been right. Posts went up most weeks, and we reviewed so many programs. Next year, I plan to continue the same format—three posts for …

Ideas for Authors: Blogger

  My first big idea for Blogger is to create your own blog. (LOL. Please don’t smack me.) Blogs can be an awesome way to reach fans, connect with other authors, and eventually sell those books. Here are some suggestions for your personal blog: Write your story, make it autobiographical with tons of pictures about …

How to Use Blogger

  Getting Started Create an account. As Blogger is owned by Google, it’s easiest to use your author Gmail account. Choose a title for your blog. Create the URL for the blog. For both title and URL, be professional if using the blog as an author. Blogger will let you know if your URL is …

Blogger

   Blogger Blogger is an app and webpage that makes a blog in a few steps. The format is simple and easy to understand. Users of all levels can tap into this app and create a fantastic blog in just minutes. What’s a blog and why bother? A blog is a weblog of information, posts, …

Ideas for Daybook and Authors

  Daily self-care To quote The Little Mermaid, “The human world is a mess.” I don’t know how you are faring in this new normal with lockdowns, quarantine, and a second wave of the virus looming, but we all need some self-care. Daybook is first and foremost a journal. Daily journaling is a fantastic method …

How to Use Daybook

  The phone app is only available for Android. But with the web version, both Apple and PC users can access the program using Chrome or Firefox. Create an account It’s probably easiest to use your Gmail to create a new account with Daybook. Just sign in. (Facebook and a personal password are also options.) …

Daybook Journal

Let’s talk about productivity and accountability. We’ve discussed many apps that will help you write, organize, and market. But what about an overall picture of how you are progressing with your writing? I realize not all writers are in this to make money, have huge word counts, or to publish. But it’s always good to …

How Can NaNoWriMo Help Authors?

    One word, people—Community. And productivity. Wait, that’s two words… Two words, people—Community, productivity, and inspiration. Okay… this isn’t working. National Write a Novel Month holds a special place in my heart. It was not where I started writing. (I was an eleven-year-old kid under the covers with a flashlight adding love stories to …