6 comments

  • David BroderickDavid Broderick, over 5 years ago

    Scrivener is great for keeping large writing projects super organized. Not sure about ePub export, HTML conversion, etc. capabilities.

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  • Marc EdwardsMarc Edwards, over 5 years ago (edited over 5 years ago )

    What’s your criteria? Do you need something that’s entirely text based? Will you be including images? Will you need to automate contents etc? Footnotes? Glossary? Anything else that’s mandatory? Easy conversion to HTML? ePub export? iBooks?!

    I’d probably use something that’s Markdown-based and have one file per chapter, but that’s only because I’m stupid. And, if you are going to use Markdown, you can store the documents on Dropbox and use many different editors — Byword or Elements on iOS, Mou and others on Mac. There may even be some good Markdown editors for Windows, too.

    Markdown’s great if you want to be able to easily and quickly write and format tons of text, with HTML conversion (which may help with ePub etc).

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    • Matvey PravosudovMatvey Pravosudov, over 5 years ago (edited over 5 years ago )

      Yep, I think app needs Markdown support, autocorrect of symbols, count words (statistics), maintain pages, chapters, notes, version control (Gitbook is great, but not quite enough). Easy export is very appreciated.

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      • Marc EdwardsMarc Edwards, over 5 years ago

        If you’re just using Markdown, you could use GitHub or similar for version control? We’re using GitHub all our help docs and articles (over 160 and growing) and it’s working very well.

        I used and like GitHub for Mac. GitHub for Windows looks good: https://windows.github.com

        You’d then need to find a nice Markdown editor with the features you want.

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      • Elmo JenkinsElmo Jenkins, over 5 years ago (edited over 5 years ago )

        My buddy is developing this, its nothing too sexy but its functional...

        1 point