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Canvas Is A Collaborative Notes App For iOS And The Web That Uses Markdown

Web/iOS: Microsoft Office and Google Docs are the two main powerhouses in the collaborative documents world, but if you’re looking for a bit of different approach, Canvas is a tool that allows you to write in Markdown, and easily collaborate with anyone.


Ulysses Adds Dropbox Syncing Support And Typewriter Mode On iOS

Mac/iOS: Ulysses is one of our favourite writing apps for big projects, and today the iOS app in-particular is seeing some big improvements alongside some minor ones on Mac.


Use This Six-Part Outline To Write The Perfect Speech

Writing a speech and delivering it are two separate challenges. If you’re not sure where to start with the writing process, use this six-part outline as a guide.


13 Obscure Punctuation Marks You Should Be Using [Infographic]

Are you getting a little bored of periods, exclamation marks and commas? Need to spice up your writing but not quite ready to use emojis and emoticons? Luckily there’s a whole wealth of obscure punctuation marks for you to make use of, from the interrobang to the snark mark.


Scrivener Crams Its Massive Manuscript Writing Tool Onto iOS

iOS: Scrivener is one of the best tools for organising your longform writing, but the lack of a mobile app has always been an issue. Today, that’s finally remedied with the release of Scrivener for iPhone and iPad.


How To Craft Your First Story [Infographic]

There’s no shortcut to writing a great story. However, there are guidelines that can help get you started if you’ve never done it before. This chart compiles several different forms of advice for beginners into one handy reference.


128 Words You Can Use Instead Of 'Very'

Our English teachers told us to avoid the word “very” because it’s weak and vague. They were right, and many times, we use “very” as a modifier for a word that could easily be replaced with a stronger, more accurate word. This infographic tells you what to use instead.


TextPad Is A Plain Text Editor In Your Browser

Sometimes, you just need to jot something down quickly without fumbling around opening up an application. TextPad’s a web app that does just that.


Budget Fountain Pen Showdown: Lamy Safari Vs Pilot Metropolitan

There’s nothing like writing with a fountain pen, and while they can be expensive, you don’t have to spend a ton of money to own one. For less than $50, you can have a refillable pen perfect for art, journaling, or taking notes in style. Let’s look at two of the best, most accessible budget options you can buy.


Hemingboard For Mac Instantly Suggests Synonyms, Puns And Rhymes 

Mac: Hemingboard began as an iOS keyboard that works like an amped-up thesaurus, not only suggesting synonyms to whatever you’re typing, but also rhymes and similar-sounding words that you can use as puns. Now they have brought their wordplay weaponry to your desktop.


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