Random Names

Random Names What does it do? The user is able to add random male, female, or surnames onto any text note, anytime. Reason for this Feature Nice to brainstorm names without consulting a book or…

Dashboard

Dashboard What does it do? This is the first screen the user sees when they start YourOtherMind. It contains a summary of vital information, grouped into collapsible sections. Activities Quick links to common activities such…

StickIt – Screen Capture

Screen Capture What does it do? StickIt pages allow the user to grab images (from the web, other applications, whatever) easily by either dragging them onto the StickIt page or by using the screen capturer….

Congratulations to Daniel LeMoal!

“Beach Head”, from On Spec #73, has been included in Ellen Datlow’s The Best of Horror anthology! I really enjoyed this creepy story and it was one of my favorites from On Spec in 2008….

Word Counting

Word Counting What does it do? There are several methods for extracting word count data from YourOtherMind. YourOtherMind allows users to log their daily word count and in version 8.2 YourOtherMind will handle the heavy…

Bookmarks

Bookmarks What does it do? Bookmarks allow the user to insert markers in a long body of text so they can easily jump around. They might create an introduction section, a rising action section, and…

Run as Batch File

What does it do? Runs a YourOtherMind page as a batch file. Reason for this Feature Batch files are useful text files that can be used to automate routine tasks, such as copying files or…

Submission Tracking

Submission Tracking What does it do? YourOtherMind includes an easy to use but powerful submission tracking system. It keeps track of where users have submitted stories or novels, how much it cost to send them,…

Adding a page to Keeper

Adding Notes What does it do? At its core YourOtherMind, the Writer’s Organizer, is about collecting ideas. To that end there are a variety of ways to add pages, and many types of pages. Reason…

Keeper as a Writing Environment

Well after the release of version 8.1 of YourOtherMind the Writer’s Organizer I started using it as my exclusive writing tool. I have added basic spell-checking and grammar capabilities (and radically improved the find-text feature)…