Keeper – PicturePanels will lose links from version 8.0 to 8.1

A significant portion of the development effort for the next version (8.1) of YourOtherMind, the Writer’s Organizer, has been devoted to improving stability. Unfortunately during a code review of the Picture Panels available on StickIt…

A Ragman’s Vow

Richard Horton does a yearly summary for many magazines, highlighting the stories he most enjoyed. I have always found his summaries quite interesting and was very pleased to see “A Ragman’s Vow” (a story of mine…

Keeper Dashboard – Incentives

Another new feature in version 8.1 of YourOtherMind, the Writer’s Organizer is incentives. I know many people are probably going to wonder: “What is the point of those?” Basically I added them for the same…

Forums open

Forums have been added to the website. For far only one group, for discussing YourOtherMind, the Writer’s Organizer. If you have any other suggestions for groups, please send them in. To post you will need…

Keeper 8.1 Beta Open!

YourOtherMind (8.1) — the writer’s organizer —  is now ready for beta testing. To view the beta testing instructions (and to see the list of new features) please check out the YourOtherMind 8.1 page. To…

Scrivener

Just stumbled across Scrivener, a writing program for the Mac OS. http://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener.html A very nice program! More polished than YourOtherMind but lacking some features that we have, though its emphasis appears to be more on producing…

But the cat does it…

I promised myself I wouldn’t pollute this blog with boring details about my kids, but well, I’m kinda breaking that promise. They just do too many damn cute things. I promise (and this one I…

AnthologyBuilder – update

Pleased to see my name included among several well known writers who have had their stories added to the AnthologyBuilder site. “We’ve got new fiction by Eric James Stone, Trina Jacobs, Scott Wilson, Brent Knowles,…

8.2 (Released)

  Implemented 8.2. Spellchecking (multiple language support) Find-Search system vastly improved, including support for a user modified “badly used phrase” system (you can search for phrases you commonly use incorrectly or too much). Screen Capture…

How to force an automatic update

With YourOtherMind versions 8.1 and beyond updating is now automatic but the user must enable it by selecting an option within YourOtherMind as described on the how do automatic updates work page. Sometimes (hopefully never!)…