Free Writing Software Review: yWriter!

Welcome to the 9th and final part of my “Free Writing Software Review” series. (This is a companion series to my earlier post, “Free Scrivener Alternatives.”) Today’s topic: yWriter! yWriter starts off with a wizard to guide you through the process of setting up a new project. yWriter has a lot of cool visual analytics…

Free Writing Software Review: oStorybook

Welcome to Part 5 of my “Free Writing Software Review” series (a companion series to my earlier post, “Free Scrivener Alternatives“). This week, we’re looking at yet another free software option: oStorybook! oStorybook has very little online support, so figuring out how to use it required some deep exploration within the program.  I had quite…

Scrivener Review

I don’t know about you, but lately it seems that every time I visit a writer’s page, read an e-book, or tune in to a podcast, somebody is talking about Scrivener. I’ve always been hesitant to purchase writing software (there are so many available for free), so at first I just dismissed all the Scrivener references. But eventually I got curious what the hype was all about, and I decide to check it out via the free trial. Below is my honest review of Scrivener.