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  1. Writer’s Tools: Scrivener Review

    October 24, 2012 by Kiersi

    Scrivener

    Specs: Scrivener is available for Windows and Mac (Scrivener for Windows, Scrivener 2 for Mac OS X 10.6.7 and above).

    Requires 70MB on Mac OS X, 100MB on Windows.

    The Review:

    There is so much to say about Scrivener. You might have traversed my review of StoryMill when I first set out to find a good piece of novel-writing software–it had so many of the things I wanted, but I found the formatting tools annoying and a tad crippling. (more…)


  2. Writer’s Tools: StoryMill Review

    December 20, 2011 by Kiersi

    StoryMillSpecs: Mac OS 10.6 or higher, 16MB of free disk space

    Mac Only

    I’ve only just downloaded the demo of StoryMill by Mariner Software, but to its credit, I’ve already developed a decent handle on the program. Overall, it gets the job done; there are some hugely irritating bugs, but the flexibility and tools StoryMill provides over a traditional word processor makes a huge difference. (more…)