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Offline Neon Skylite

NaNoWriMo tools
« on: September 19, 2016, 03:18:40 AM »
NanoWriMo is approaching fast, and we need to start making plans. One of these important plans are tools. What do you guys use to write? For me, I'm using Dropbox to store my drafts, LibreOffice for my computer and Microsoft Word for mobile. I'm also making a YouTube playlist of things to listen to as I write. (It includes a lot of stuff I might show it once I get finished.)
So, what do you guys use to finish that 50K word count?

Offline Darkforestwarrior

Re: NaNoWriMo tools
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2016, 04:15:34 AM »
I actually haven't decided yet *sweats nervously* but I'll probably be using LibreOffice to write and google docs to plan and store stuff. I might also consider re-finding that one website that shows you a new kitten for every so many words you write too. Y'know. To help keep me motivated....

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Offline Darkstar

Re: NaNoWriMo tools
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2016, 05:55:19 PM »
I'm going to be using Scrivener since I got it for my regular novel writing, and they have a NaNoWriMo template. It costs money but it's actually really great, and I would highly recommend it to anyone with $35 to spare. It can be used for basically anything, non-fiction or fiction, and there are many templates out there that outline novels for you. :)

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Re: NaNoWriMo tools
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2016, 11:07:52 AM »
Microsoft word.
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Re: NaNoWriMo tools
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2016, 05:31:33 PM »
Microsoft word.

Yaaaas then just use Excel to track progress! MS Office pride!

I orbs won't do NaNo this year considering I couldn't even be stuffed starting last year and I'm really busy but.. I would use MS Office with my own templates/Excel based dashboard :/

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Re: NaNoWriMo tools
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2016, 09:21:41 AM »
Will probably use Docs as usual. I can't edit from my phone but I also can't figure out how OneDrive works, lol

There's also a thing I used last year, let me find it...

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Offline Darkforestwarrior

Re: NaNoWriMo tools
« Reply #6 on: September 29, 2016, 09:04:08 AM »
That fighter's block website is amazing, I could see that being able to help me slam out some nice words. Now actually going back and making sure they make sense is another story haha. But hey, messy story is better than no story imo.

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