April 13, 2016 at 11:45 pm #203511KeeleyParticipant
Of the four she mentioned, Bibisco is the one that had my attention the fastest. However, WriteMonkey, apart from getting rid of distractions, looks very interesting from a formatting perspective. I’m wondering if it would create cleaner HTML through Markdown (Perl-based) than what I currently have.
Anyway, here’s the link:April 14, 2016 at 5:08 pm #248170katy12250Participant
There are a couple that sound good, but I’m going to stick with Scrivener. Not that it’s perfect, because there are things I would change, but I’ve got most of the learning curve out of the way. If I get any more writing programs, then I’m going to want to play with them and learn them and not write.
Writing it more important.
At least that’s what I’ll keep telling myself as I drool over new writing software!April 15, 2016 at 5:47 pm #248171BJ SteevesParticipant
Been using LibreOffice on linux “forever”, but I will look at Bibisco… Ya never can tell….
Computer Wizard at Large
Member of Forward Motion since the original site had only 300 members. (That is a while ago!!!)
April 16, 2016 at 4:29 am #248172KeeleyParticipant
@katy, I would love to use Scrivener but I’m like you when it comes to software. I love playing with it and would never get any writing done! But the thing that keeps Scrivener on my To Someday Buy list is that it can convert manuscripts to epub. Having that as part of my writing system would, I think, save a lot of time.
@BJ, I’ve learned to love LibreOffice. I was a big OOo fan for a long time and stayed with the name brand after the split until very recently. But yeah, Bibisco looks like one to bookmark, at the very least.
- You must be logged in to reply to this topic.