In search of Kopfkino: A few tips on how to write for audio

In search of Kopfkino: A few tips on how to write for audio

Romeo and Juliet: A Novel is the third project I’ve been involved with for Audible that was written specifically to be narrated or performed, not as a book. Lots of people ask about the differences between writing for the page and writing for the ear. There are...
Quick revision tip for Ulysses users

Quick revision tip for Ulysses users

I’m currently in revision mode for something new. Revising’s so important to me. It’s the last five per cent of polish that can add so much. Ulysses has a great trick up its sleeve to make the job incredibly efficient and powerful. It’s all...
Ulysses 2.7 is out with some useful new features

Ulysses 2.7 is out with some useful new features

An update to my favourite (as in I wrote every word of Romeo and Juliet: A Novel in it) writing app Ulysses just landed. There are some nice new touches, including the ability to have your sheets open as tabs on Sierra, above. And if you’ve got one of the fancy...

I like having a new medium to play in as a writer; I want to find out all that it can do and everything I can do in it.

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The answer is never silence

The answer is never silence

I’ll be honest; this hasn’t been a great year for me when it comes to writing. On December 6 my big project of the moment, the audio drama of Romeo and Juliet: A Novel, goes live and I couldn’t be more excited about that. But I wrote R&J last year. Then the...