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Distraction-Free Writing Platforms

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A new distraction-free writing platform has emerged. Can QuietWrite unseat WriteRoom as the best tool for internet-enabled authors?





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3 Responses to “Distraction-Free Writing Platforms”

  1. Joe Sutton
    at 10:48 am on August 12, 2011

    My own favorite distraction-free writing software is OmmWriter–it runs full screen and creates a sort of zen experience with neutral sound (or music) in the background, as well as satisfying tones as you press the keys. It’s sort of tough to describe, but it’s a peaceful experience and has worked well each time I’ve used it (and God knows I need to use it to get anything done!)

  2. Kirk
    at 11:05 am on August 12, 2011

    Scrivener is by far the best:

    http://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener.php

    Not only for it’s distraction-free full-screen mode, but for all of its great organizational features.

  3. Liz
    at 12:36 am on August 17, 2011

    Here’s a second nomination for Scrivener. I hardly ever use the full screen mode, but when I do, it’s marvelous. When I need to check how I spelled a character’s name or how a dragon says “castle”, I can quickly jump out of full screen, get what I need, and then pop back into full screen. Excellent software.

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