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May 2020

Writing Tools

Most of you will be familiar with MS Word, but if you are not an author you might not know about Scrivener, New Novelist, or The Novel Factory. I do not plan on writing a detailed review or comparison of these three pieces of software, but I am going experimenting with each of them to see which will work best for me. I already own a copy of Scrivener, but I do not really like it. Part of the problem might be that it is primarily targeting Apple users, so the PC version is a bit clumsy, but it is

It has been a while...

My writing career was put on hold in 2018, and I am just getting back to it now... during the 2020 pandemic. As part of my reboot, I have scrapped all of the existing outlines and drafts... time to start over. Here are my preliminary writing plans for 2020: I am working on zombie-related horror novel now, partially to get back into writing, and partially because I am really enjoying it. I hope to have the first draft completed in July, and the second draft a month later. I am not sure if this novel will go further than that, but we will see. Tom and Piper Adventures will be a...