The Ultimate List of Mobile Apps for Writers on iTunes

The Ultimate List of mobile apps for writers on itunes

Welcome to my Ultimate list of mobile apps for writers on itunes. Im crazy for apps. I have apps for almost anything you can think of. They not only make life easier but they help to pass the time while waiting in line.

Below, I’ve put together a list of apps on itunes that can make a writers life easier and dare I say it, a bit more fun!

The Ultimate List of Mobile Apps for Writers on iTunes


Tools for Writing

Poetreat                              Free

        Poetreat helps you find new rhymes depending on the rhyming scheme you choose.

Grammer Guide               $0.99

                Grammar Guide is an easy to use, quick reference guide with general rules, helpful hints and reference for using grammar in your day-to-day writing. The topics covered in this guide are the most troublesome to the majority of writers. The topics include a glossary of terms, punctuation, capitalization, misused words, misspelled words, when to use numbers and tips for proofreading. This guide is for quick reference and by no means is meant to be your only resource on the subject.

Merriam Webster Dictionary     Free

                America’s most useful and respected dictionary.In addition to all the definitions from Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, the app offers voice search, synonyms, antonyms, example sentences, Word of the Day, and more.

Tools For Business

Evernote                                             Free

                Evernote makes it easy to remember things big and small from your everyday life using your computer, phone, tablet and the web.

                Key features of Evernote:

                Create text, photo and audio notes

                Clip web pages including text, links, and images

                Synchronize your notes across your devices

                Search for text within snapshots and images

Evernote Hello                                                 Free

                Remembering people is hard. Evernote Hello makes it easy by creating a rich,  browsable history of individuals, encounters and shared experiences.

Call Recorder                                     Free

                Call Recorder is the easiest way to record your iPhone’s incoming and outgoing calls!

                Features include:

                                – Record your incoming calls

                                – Record your outgoing calls

                                – No recurring fees

                                – Download and share recordings via Email, iMessage, Twitter, Facebook, and  Dropbox.

Scanner Pro                                        $2.99

                Scanner Pro transforms you phone into a portable scanner.

Writer’s Resources

My Writing Spot                              $2.99

                My Writing Spot provides a simple, uncluttered writing workspace. However, uncluttered doesn’t mean feature-poor. Whether you’re writing a novel or jotting down quick notes, all the essential features are there:


                                Word Count

                                Dictionary/Thesaurus lookup

                                Document Groups

                                Send to Email

                                Download to Computer

Story Tracker Lite                             Free

                Story Tracker makes keeping track of your submitted stories, novels, poems, scripts, and articles easy. Never wonder again where or when you submitted your work.

A Novel Idea                                      Free

                Novel Idea is the premier tool for plotting your story and recording bursts of inspiration. Use its simple interface to create your characters, locations, scenes, and novels and then link them together to create your story’s plot. Use the Idea feature to quickly jot down your creative sparks and link them to your story elements. Arrange your scenes by dragging and dropping them into place. Add scene goals and objectives for each character.

WordPress                                         Free

                WordPress mobile is the perfect tool to share photos, write posts, edit your web/blog content and keep on top of your favorite blogs all while on the go. You will also get instant notifaction when someone likes, follows, or comments you.


Ever Web Clipper (Evernote)     $2.99

                From interests to research, save anything you see online—including text, links and images—into your Evernote account with a single click.

Wikipanion                                        Free

                Accessing Wikipedia has never been faster and easier than with Wikipanion, designed for easy, search, navigation and display of Wikipedia entries. Streamline your browsing with history grouped by visit date, and bookmarking that not only bookmarks individual entries, but individual sections within an entry.

CIA World Factbook                       $1.99

                Mobile version of popular CIA World Factbook. Application provides facts,           information on the history, people, government, economy, geography,        communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for about 250                 world countries.

WolframAlpha                                  $2.99

                With Wolfram|Alpha on your iPhone or iPod touch, you can explore a vast world of knowledge through an app adapted for your ever-changing, on-the-go lifestyle. Use Wolfram|Alpha to discover new information about the world and to deliver expert knowledge into any facet of your mobile life. Wolfram|Alpha super computing cloud, computing answers to your questions quickly, efficiently, and without draining your battery.

Google Earth                                     Free

                Explore the Earth and get a birds eye view of whatever location you choose.


Paper (by Fiftythree)                     Free

                Paper is where ideas begin. It’s the easiest and most beautiful way to create on iPad.Capture your ideas as sketches, diagrams, illustrations, notes or drawings and share them across the web. Try it free—buy additional tools from the in-App Store.


Index Card                                          $2.99

                Index Card is a corkboard writing app that makes it easy to capture, organize, and compile your ideas. Whether you are an author, screenwriter, or academic researcher, Index Card can help you become a more efficient, organized writer.


OFlow                                                   $1.99

                The inspiration generator app. Created to help you get unstuck anytime, oflow is the only app of it’s kind to offer hundreds of proven creativity techniques

The Brainstormer                            $1.99

                A tactile tool to randomly combine a plot, a subject and a setting or style, the Brainstormer can provide that elusive moment of inspiration for writers, painters, or any kind of creative endeavour.

Inspiro                                                  $2.99

                INSPIRO is more than an idea generator, it’s an “imagination stimulator”. Using dynamic word randomization and an easily customizable vocabulary, this engaging app is always ready with fresh concepts to inspire any creative activity, game or daydream.

Name Dice                                          Free

Name Dice is a simple tool to create interesting fictional names. This app includes hundreds of first and last names, resulting in nearly endless name combinations.



Office Time                              Free

            OfficeTime is an amazingly intuitive time tracker. Where other time keepers are clumsy or oversimplified, OfficeTime balances features and ease of use, allowing you to easily track exactly what you do each day.


Songza                                                  Free

                Songza’s playlists are made by an expert team of music critics, DJs, musicians, and musicologists.

Pandora                                               Free

                Enjoy all of your stations right from your mobile phone, tablet, or e-reader. You can also create new stations, and rate songs using thumbs up and thumbs down. Pandora  on mobile devices is fully integrated with Pandora on the web, so everything you create and personalize on your device appears next time you’re back on the web.

iBrainwave                                         Free

                Binaural Beats and White Noise Generator.


iBooks                                                  Free

                iBooks is an amazing way to download and read books. iBooks includes the iBooks Store, where you can download the latest bestselling books or your favorite classics –  day or night. Browse your library on a beautiful bookshelf, tap a book to open it, flip through pages with a swipe or a tap, and bookmark or add notes to your favorite passages.

Kindle                                                   Free

                Buy Your book once and read it on any device you own. Take your own online book collection with you wherever you go.

Scribd                                                   Free

                Read Unlimited books for a monthly fee. It’s like netflix for books!

GoodReads                                        Free

                A mobile version of the popular social website. What the app offers:

                                * Sign in to your Goodreads account, or sign up to start a new account.

                                * Keep track of what you’ve read, what you’re currently reading, and what you want to read in the future by adding books to your Goodreads shelves.

                                * Search our catalog of more than 8 million books.

                                * Read friend reviews and community reviews of any book.

                                * View your profile and browse your shelves! Next time you are deciding what to read, your to-read list will be handy.

                                * Find book recommendations from friends and other readers

Wattpad                                              Free

                An unlimited, ever-growing library of free books and stories all in the palm of your hand! On Wattpad, millions of people are discovering great fiction, sharing stories with friends and following their favorite authors chapter-by-chapter.

Pocket Writers                                 Free

                A story Writing community where you can publish your own work, read others, follow those you like and make comments.



Social Media

Facebook Page Manager                              Free

                Pages Manager helps admins connect with their audience and keep up with activity on multiple Pages, all in one place.

Twitter                                                                 Free

                Twitter on the go! Get instant updates and notifications while keeping track of those you follow.

Google +                                                             Free

                Stay connected and share life as it happens with Google+ for iPhone and iPad. Join a    Hangout, post a photo, or see what friends are sharing while you’re on the go.

Tumblr                                                 Free

            Explore and share from anywhere. Post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos  from your browser, phone, desktop, email or wherever you happen to be. You can customize everything, from colors to your theme’s HTML.

Pinterest                                                             Free

                Pinterest is a tool to help you discover and plan things you want to do. When you find something that looks interesting, just Pin it! Pins are visual bookmarks that you organize and share the way you want.

Instagram                                                            Free

                Instagram is a fast, beautiful and fun way to share your life with friends and family.Take a picture or video, choose a filter to transform its look and feel, then post to Instagram — it’s that easy. You can even share to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and more. It’s a new way to see the world.


Published by Darla G. Denton, Writer

I am a Contemporary Romance Writer for Curvy women and the men who love them.

2 thoughts on “The Ultimate List of Mobile Apps for Writers on iTunes

  1. Brilliant, thanks so much for taking the time to put all of this together. Resource lists like this are great, though it must take os much effor to find it all 🙂


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