Writing Software

A notepad is useful for scribbling down ideas, but when it comes time to do some serious writing, you need the right software. A good writing app can help you streamline your process and keep distractions at bay. Our unbiased reviews of the best writing apps will help you spend more time in the flow state and less time yelling at the keyboard.

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Writing Software Buying Guides

best laptop for writer

Best Laptop for Writers

“The pen is mightier than the sword” may have been true in 1839, but most writers today have traded their pen for a laptop.
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Best Writing Apps for Mac

Best Writing Apps for Mac

Are you a writer? We cover a number of powerful, popular and full-featured writing apps, including free Mac apps and web services.
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The Best Screenwriting Software

The Best Screenwriting Software

If you’re new to screenwriting, you need all the help you can get—a software tool that will guide you through each step.
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Writing Software Reviews

Storyist Review

Storyist Review

Storyist is a full-featured writing app for Mac and iOS suitable for fiction writers, including novelists and screenwriters.
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Ulysses Review

Ulysses Review

Ulysses claims to be "the ultimate writing app for Mac, iPad and iPhone". Is it really the best in class?
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Scrivener Review

After using Ulysses for many years, I wrote this entire review using Scrivener. Overall I enjoyed the experience.
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grammarly review

Grammarly Review

How many times have you pressed Send on an email or Publish on a blog post, and immediately noticed a mistake?
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TextExpander Review

TextExpander Review

If you spend any part of your day typing, TextExpander will save you time and effort, and keep you consistent and accurate.
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Compare Writing Software

scrivener vs storyist

Scrivener vs. Storyist

These are two surprisingly similar writing tools. They can both split up a large document into smaller pieces.
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Ulysses vs. Scrivener

If Ulysses is a Porsche, Scrivener is a Volvo. One is sleek and responsive, the other is built like a tank.
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Writing Software Tips & Guides

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7 Ulysses Alternatives for Windows 10

Ulysses claims to be the ultimate writing app for macOS and iOS. Unfortunately, it’s not available to Windows users.
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