Writer's Block Buster
By Socially Conscious Software LLC
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Writer's Block Buster is everything you need to free yourself from the pains of a bad case of writer's block. Writer's Block Buster gives you the ability to search through its large database of questions and explanations for different things that may be causing or lead to a cure to your writer's block.
More importantly Writer's Block Buster has its awesome Muse and Scenario generator/storage engine that allows you to create and keep track of all of the people, places, and things in your story as well as generate and keep track of the scenarios that cause the interactions between those objects that drive your plot forward.
*** As seen on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7joTxzOx8g ***
Ultimately, this application is about empowering you to be a better writer. The content is designed around that central purpose. To achieve this goal, the content is dependent on you. Writing is challenging, thoughtful and enjoyable work, and this application achieves its goal by providing you with the means to increase your rate of discovery of interesting new ideas and methods for your writing. The writing then, is up to you!
Here's how it works:
There are fourteen icons on the main page of the springboard. Each icon launches a different section of the application. Here is a brief description of each:
The top row, including Questions, Punctuation, Writing Definitions and Plots, showcase the features of the application which aid you in your writing mechanics and creativity. They present you with thought provoking content, notation and email features. The Questions section is separated into categories and the questions in each are designed to help you break through a writer's block. The Punctuation section offers a guide to punctuation use. The Writing Definitions section provides you with definitions for common writing concepts. The Plots section gives an overview of 25 different plot types with examples of each. These plot types encompass all of the standard storytelling plots.
The second row, containing People, Places, Things and Scenarios, constitute the section of the application that helps you create new characters, places, important items and interactions between them. These items are interdependent. Namely, to create a new scenario between people, places or things, you must first create people, places or things. This section is designed to produce endless variations for you to read through and pick the ones you like. Further it can help inspire you to create alternatives to the suggested scenarios, people, places and things. So, if you are looking for a new character, generate one. If you are looking for a new setting, generate one. You get the idea.
The third row has Notes, Dialogue, Prepositions and iPod Control. The Notes section allows you to jot down ideas for your work from anywhere. The Dialogue section provides you with a list of over 100 words that you can use in place of 'said' so your dialogue remains vibrant and fresh for your readers. Additionally, they are tagged for indicating loud, normal, questioning or softly spoken speech. The Prepositions section provides you with a list of 133 prepositions for when you need them. The iPod Control section allows you to listen to your own music or audiobooks without leaving the application.
The fourth row houses Help and Video Tutorial. These sections show you how to operate the application, explain the content, the intended uses of this app and how it will help you become a better writer. The Video Tutorial section provides you to direct, in-app access to the tutorial video we have created for an easier to view rundown of the application content, use and intentions.
If our products do not live up to your standards for any reason, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org (instead of just writing a bad review on the app store) so we can take direct actions to fix your concerns.
What's New in Version 2.1.0
Added ability to email People, Places, Things and Scenarios and other user requested improvements. Also Misc Bug fixes and improvements to improve the user experience in general.
Honestly I think it should be 2$ but, it's still a neat little thing to have.
But I have a request: please use a bit of smaller words, I'm tired of being in scenario and not understand what it means
This app is okay for me, but some of the questins are just stupid. Also, don't buy any other writing apps from them because they are all the same. For $3.99, it's a ripoff.
I love this app but there are no words under my dialogue and the icon next to has no words in it.
- Category: Utilities
- Updated: Mar 11, 2010
- Version: 2.1.0
- Size: 3.3 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Socially Conscious Software, LLC
- © 2009 Socially Conscious Software LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.