Thursday, March 08, 2007

My Heart's Desire

It's mine! It's mine at last!
This past weekend my grandpa turned 80 and my baby turned 2. We had a huge party for them down in Maryland at my Uncle's house, and my Aunt and Grandma told me to bring my jewelry along. I ended up making enough in sales to treat myself to the object of my desire for nearly the past year. A writing program called WriteItNow by Ravenshead Services.
I won't go into detail about all of it's capabilities, as I already did so in an earlier post, but I am so happy with it. It's perfect for what I need, and at just $38.55, it's a steal. Their web address is incase anyone is interested in finding out more.
It organizes everything into neat little folders for easy access. Character bios, plot, ideas, research, it's all right there with just one click of the mouse. It even has a character generator and a readability monitor that tells lets you know if you're reaching your target audience, and well, there I go singing it's praises once again. ;)
And the best part? On the way down I started thinking up a story to tell my boys incase they got bored and restless on the 8 hour drive. Almost immediately I came up with something, and though it was a little above their level, and I never had to use it, I started boucing ideas off my husband, and for the first time ever, came up with an entire story premise, from start to finish! I'm usually great at beginnings, but I quickly fizzle trying to figure out where the story is going. This time I've got it all thought out, all I have to do left is fill in the details -- the part I love most.
With a new story idea and a great, new writing program, who knows? I just may finish my first book!
Wish me luck! ;)


Gina said...

Sounds like a great tool! I'll have to check it out!

Mary said...

This intrigues me, I should have known there were things like this out there for writers! Cool! Thanks for the info...