Cyber Monday

Get 50% off the price of Writing Shed on Cyber Monday (2 December). Offer lasts for one day only.

Free Trial

Due to technical issues with the security of the payment system I have withdrawn the free trial option. If anyone reading this has purchased the in-app upgrade would you send me a message via this website.

I Goofed!!

Somehow I managed to release the free version of the app with a 3 day trial, not 14 days as advertised. How stupid am I! Needless to say I have corrected the error, but if you happen to have got the incorrect version (pre v4.05) and would like to try it for the full 14…

Freemium Version

Starting with v4 Writing Shed uses a so called Freemium model. This means that new users (Mac and IOS) can download the app and use it for free for 14 days. All app functionality is available during the trial with the exception of iCloud Sync. At the end of the trial period users are given…

Setting Reminders

The Reminders app in IOS and Mac OS is a great way to keep track of things to do. Writing Shed lets you set up reminders in several places. In the Mac version you will see a Set Reminder button at the bottom of Inspector windows. Clicking the button displays the following panel: Fill out…

Versioning

Versioning is one of the most useful features of Writing Shed. Writers typically revise texts many times before they are complete (some would say they are never complete, just abandoned). Using traditional word processors such as Word and Pages, even Scrivener, each revised version requires you to create a copy of the text file; either…

Writing Shed for Mac OS

Writing Shed is now available for Mac OS computers. It shares all the same features as the iPad/iPhone version and adds some new ones.The ‘Shed’ is a great tool designed especially for writers of novels, short stories and poetry. No more hunting for files or dealing with multiple versions. No more struggling to keep track…

App Store Updates

I have uploaded new versions to the App Store – v1.12 for Mac OS and v3.8 for IOS. These contain an number of bug fixes. You should update your copies as soon as possible. It would also be fantastic if you could rate the apps on the App Store and also (ideally) write a review.

Videos

I have added a new page containing videos about Writing Shed. This is an ongoing project. My aim is to create ‘how to’ videos for both versions of the app.