Fifteen mobile apps for writers on the go

Here are some handy apps that might make your writing life easier and more fun.

WRITING AND NOTE-TAKING ON THE GO

WRITER PLUS 

Minimalist text editor for writing notes, drafts, songs, poems, and lists.

Cost: Free

Best for: Writers who want to jot down ideas and draft story elements on the run with a simple nuts-and-bolts program.

writer.plus

JOTTERPAD

Simple text editor for writing notes, books, lyrics, poems, and screenplays. Includes a built-in dictionary and connects to various cloud services, such as Dropbox and Google Drive.

Cost: Free for basic version

Best for: Creative writers who need quick access to a writing program without the fuss of a word processor.

2appstudio.com

KEEP MY NOTES

Handy digital notepad that takes text, audio, and finger-written notes. Includes spell-check and alarms for to-do lists. Also allows picture attachment to notes.

Cost: Free

Best for: Writers who want an easy-to-use digital notepad that can be accessed offline.

litewhite.org/keepmynotes