Not feeling very productive lately? You’re not alone. One of the greatest ongoing battles the writer faces each and every day is the battle to be productive. Too many writers find themselves struggling to keep the momentum going. Even if you have a great idea, putting it into words is another matter altogether.
Keeping your productivity alive can be tough sometimes, but you don’t have to go through it alone. I was recently talking with a group of writers who revealed to me some potentially amazing applications you can use to increase your writing productivity. It is in the spirit of sharing this information with you to boost your writing productivity that I post this today.
Free Productivity Apps
In this day and age, there are apps for virtually every product, company, interest, and need on the planet. Take a look through the online store for your specific phone. The array of options is dizzying.
And when it comes to writing and productivity, you have more apps to consider than you could ever imagine.
If you don’t know where to begin, try these 5 free apps to improve writing productivity:
• Visual Einstein: Working on a complex project? Visual Einstein can help you to use notes, headings, a hyperlink or two, or subheadings to keep your project on track from start to finish. If your project is utilizing a ton of reference information, then Visual Einstein is going to prove to be essential.
• Storybook: Are you writing a fiction book that’s jammed to the brink with complex plot threads, characters, and more? Storybook can help. This app has a variety of tools that are designed to help you keep track of everything involved in your epic.
• Write 2 Lite: If you’re an iPhone user, this app is definitely worth checking out. You can use this app to give you the means to jot down ideas on the fly. You can use a special pin for emergency situations, as well. As a writing tool, you’re going to love being able to keep track of emerging ideas and plots. Write 2 Lite gives you plenty of options to stay on top of those really good ideas.
• Wisemapping: Looking for an advanced, creative tool for fleshing out your next book idea? Wisemapping is free to register and use. Mind mapping is a productivity strategy for writers that has been proven to work for a great many different sorts of creative types. Can it work for you? Why not find out.
• Q10: Are distractions coming from all corners? That can be murder on your productivity. Consider the myriad of tools and tricks that Q10 offers to those who want to eliminate as much as possible.
Try these apps out, and see what happens. As always, feel free to add any comments regarding these apps, or any that you feel could be a good fit for all of us Productive writers on the rise.
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