Five tools that make life easier for writers
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ntAs a writer, I’m always looking for tools to make my work easier. Although I spend most of my time in a word processor, sometimes I need more specialized features. For those times, I have some go-to tools that make the writing process go more smoothly. Whether you’re a novelist, a student, an office manager, or even a documentation designer, these tools can help with your writing projects.
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ntWith Writer’s Cafe, you can can plan and manage your work as you go along.
ntLabyrinth offers a scaling and scrollable canvas, text attributes (bold, italics, etc.), arrow navigation of thoughts, import/export, the ability to save a state across instances, and much more.
ntIf your writing involves a lot of citations, Bibus can help you manage them.
ntBibus lets you search and sort your bibliographical records, perform live and online queries, and insert references and formatting of bibliographies into Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, and OpenOffice. Bibus is free (open source) and easy to use.