Writing is not a high-maintenance activity. To start, all you really need is a pen and paper (or even a rock and chisel). Some people can type hundreds of pages on Microsoft Word, but others require a more streamlined alternative. Here are some tools to help you with the actual act of writing.
- Distraction-free editors. One of the most difficult aspects of writing is that distractions exist around every corner. Therefore, a text editor that’s simple, to the point, and free from clutter is highly valuable. We’ve covered some great ones in the past, including WriteApp, Quabel, and WriteSpace.
I'm always looking for new tools. If a tool saves you five minutes a day, that's 25 minutes a week.