30 Tips for Beating Writer’s Block, and a Final Giveaway

Ulysses is a sponsor of NaNoWriMo 2016, and we’re inviting all participants to write their novels with Ulysses (for free). Our offer also includes an introductory video, a free email course to get the most of Ulysses, and app giveaways during the NaNoWriMo season.

Last week we asked you to share your best tip for dealing with writer’s block in a Facebook comment — the results were amazing. Thanks to anyone who participated! The tips are so manifold that they should help any writer to lift their blockade. So, this may come a little late for this year’s NaNoWriMo, but you’re invited to keep our compilation for upcoming writing challenges.

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Your Best Tipps for Dealing With Writer’s Block

Ulysses is a sponsor of NaNoWriMo 2016, and we’re inviting all participants to write their novels with Ulysses (for free). Our offer also includes an introductory video, a free email course to get the most of Ulysses, and app giveaways during the NaNoWriMo season.

9 more days to go until November 30! If you have hung on until now, you’re likely to make the 50,000… well, if you don’t get stuck in writer’s block. Supposedly, most writers have experienced this phenomenon at some point. You know – when your head suddenly feels empty, and the words simply don’t want to flow anymore? It’s a mess.

But more importantly: Have you found a way to deal with writer’s block? A simple way out maybe, or a complex routine to get you back on track? Then you should share your wisdom today, because we’re giving away 5 Ulysses for Mac licenses for the best tips to combat writer’s block.

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The Novel We’d Really Want to Read

Ulysses is a sponsor of NaNoWriMo 2016, and we’re inviting all participants to write their novels with Ulysses (for free). Our offer also includes an introductory video, a free email course to get the most of Ulysses, and app giveaways during the NaNoWriMo season.

Last week we called on you to send in the first 100 words of the novel you’re currently writing. Notably, 51 Wrimos interrupted their work to do just that. Thank you so much! This morning, Eline, Lara, Martin, and Rebekka stopped programming, answering customer emails and planning marketing activities, respectively – in order to read your novel beginnings. Respect, you seem to get some great stories going! We certainly had a lot of fun, and the decision was not an easy one. Here is our favorite, by Jessica Hewlett:

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5 x Ulysses for Mac for the Best Beginnings

Ulysses is a sponsor of NaNoWriMo 2016, and we’re inviting all participants to write their novels with Ulysses (for free). Our offer also includes an introductory video, a free email course to get the most of Ulysses, and app giveaways during the NaNoWriMo season.

NaNoWriMo Giveaway

Wrimos, listen up! Today is your second chance to win Ulysses for Mac and keep it for your future works. We’re giving away five licenses, and they’ll be granted to the best NaNoWriMo novel beginnings!

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Small Presents From San Francisco, Or: the ADA Giveaway

Small presents from San Francisco

It has not been long since our developer team returned from San Francisco, where they attended Apple’s World Wide Developers’ Conference. You’ve probably heard about it — that’s where independent developers for Apple platforms meet up every year. It is a great opportunity to learn everything about what’s going on with Apple’s hard- and software, and network with fellow geeks, Apple executives and press representatives. And of course to receive an award honoring “Outstanding Design and Innovation”.

Max, Götz and Friedrich travelled to San Francisco packed with Ulysses T-shirts, promo licenses for our apps, pins and stickers — just the kind of stuff developers use to bring to conferences. It was a successful and busy week, but there are still some left-overs. As we’re still very excited about having received the Apple Design Award — and we would never have gotten there without you, the world’s best users —, we would like to give them to you.

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