Tool Box: Android Apps

There are two apps that I have found to be very useful, if not essentiel to my writing process, and both of them are free! (But unfortunately only available for Android phones. If you know of similar apps for ios, please share them in the comments!)

The first is one I have mentioned before on my blog, and the fact that I’m bringing it up will hopefully show how much I love it. The Writeometer. This app allows you to not only track your word count, but it keeps record of it by sessions, organized by day, so you can always look back and see all of the details of each writing session.

It will also help you set a daily word count goal, depending on how many words you want the finished project to be, combined with when you want to be finished by. You can also set alarms to remind you to write!

Not only that, but it comes with a timer, which locks down your phone until the session is complete, at which time you can enter how many words you wrote to update your word count. One of my favorite things about this time, is if you try to exit it (which you can in an emergency), it will give you a little inspirational (or guilt-trip) quote to encourage you to not give up!

The final amazing part of Writeometer is the reward system! For every session that you complete, you earn guava fruit, which you can spend on rewards, which you also set. Some of my rewards (or “Treats” as they are called) include:Read More »

Coming January 2016: Monthly Newsletter!

In January 2016, I will be sending out the first Monthly Newsletter!

Different from this blog, the Monthly Newsletter will feature items specifically for you!
To give you an idea of what to expect, in the January newsletter you will receive a $2 Off Coupon a paperback copy of The Keeper and an Exclusive First-Look at The Varken.

Future newsletters will feature:

  • Early reveal of The Varken cover art
  • More sneak-peaks and updates from The Varken
  • Advanced information from The Book Book
  • Exclusive content from The Blessed
  • Questions from the Reader
  • Exclusive give-aways
  • More coupons and freebies

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