4 Ideal Apps for Creative Writers

Ideal AppsAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the US, the employment opportunities for writers and authors is projected to grow 3 percent from by 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. Despite this fact, strong competition is expected for full-time jobs because of the attraction of the occupation.

Writers and authors provide written content for advertisements, books, magazines, movie and television scripts, songs, and online publications. Although it sounds fun, creative writing is one of the most challenging jobs out there. Even the most professional writers still struggle to think of story ideas to put down on paper.

Thanks to the rise of digital technology, various apps have been developed to make everyone’s jobs easier even that of a creative writer’s. This article will give you a roundup of some of the most amazing creative writing apps on the market.

Some of them are being used by teachers to support and enhance creative writing lessons for their students.  Teachers can also use them to stay organized in all aspects of their career and personal life as well.

Here are 4 Ideal Apps you can try . . .

EVERNOTE (Android, iOS, Windows)

Evernote is the perfect app for storing research. It syncs audio recordings, photos, scans, and text notes between devices making them searchable. Evernote is the ideal for your on-the-go needs. The free app has many features but if you want to keep a history of your notes, it is best to purchase the premium account.

INDEX CARD (iOS)

Index Card is for writers who believe in outlining and jotting down notes. You can also quickly shuffle them around a virtual corkboard to fix structural problems.

GOODREADER (iOS)

This editing app puts an end to the traditional way of editing a manuscript that involves massive amounts of paper. Through GoodReader, all you have to do is save a PDF and mark up the document with a stylus. It lets you interact with the text as if it were a printed page.

BRAINSTORMER (iOS)

The Brainstormer is an app that spins a wheel to randomly combine plots, subjects and styles. For fun, you can even add your own scenarios, if you don’t like the included wheel options.

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When using these apps, it is important to make sure to check your battery life to avoid losing essential data. According to experts from mobile gaming app pocketfruity.com, it is ideal to adjust the brightness of your screen to a more suitable level, to lessen the energy consumption. This way you can prolong your mobile device’s battery power.

If you have other writing app suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.

GUEST BLOGGER TODAY – Evie Barton

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