Mobile technology has made everything easier and more enjoyable to do. Those who love writing, for instance, can now find new ways to write anywhere they are and share what they have written with all the world and again from anywhere they are with an internet connection.If you have an iPad or you use one with your students , below is a bunch of great apps that can help you pursue your writing passion on the go. You can also share these apps with your students and encourage them to develop a writing habit. Check out the updated list I have for you today and don't forget to share with us your comments and additions. Enjoy
1- PDF Pen for iPad
With PDFpen, use your iPad to sign a contract, make corrections, fill out an application, make comments on a presentation and much more. It's the mobile app that doesn't feel like you left the important features back at the office.
Pages is the most beautiful word processor you’ve ever seen on a mobile device. This powerful app has been exclusively designed for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Create, edit, and view documents wherever you are. Pages works with iCloud, so your documents stay up to date on all your devices — automatically
3- Documents to Go
Looking to access your Microsoft Office ® files at any time? All you need is your favorite iOS device and Documents To Go to be constantly connected! NEW! The latest update to Documents To Go includes numerous bug fixes, feature enhancements & more!
4- Writing Kit
Writing Kit is for writers who want to do research and write documents/screenplays in Markdown or Fountain. You don't even need to know Markdown syntax to get started.
A new way to journal. Enter your memories, ideas, events and photos to have them synced to your iPhone and iPad using iCloud or Dropbox.
6- Daedalus Touch
Daedalus Touch is the first truly next-gen text editor on iOS. No file lists, no folders, no documents in the classic sense – just paper stacks and an infinite amount of sheets. You navigate by standard gestures, all perfectly mapped and matched to the tasks at hand.
7- My Writing Spot
My Writing Spot for iPad is simply the best app for working on your novel or other writing project on the iPad. It provides a distraction-free writing environment, so you can focus on getting the words out of your head and into your manuscript. Sync your documents painlessly with the free My Writing Spot web app, so you always have the latest copy of your work with you.
Byword provides an amazing environment to write Markdown on your iPhone and iPad, and have your documents seamlessly synced between all your iPhone, iPad and Mac devices using iCloud or Dropbox.
9- Drafts for iPad
Drafts is the quick, easy way to capture and share text. In Drafts, text comes first – open the app and get a new, blank draft – ready to type. Don't get bogged down in a timeline just to tweet or post to Facebook. Don't tap your way through multiple screens to get down an email or SMS. Don't navigate folders, create files and name them just to jot down a note or create a todo.
People are using Simplenote to keep notes, lists, ideas and more. Your notes automatically synchronize with your computer and all your devices. It's extremely easy to use. For those who want more power, you can also use tags, pins, versions, and sharing.
11- Nebulous Notes
Featured three times on Lifehacker as one of the best tools for getting things done! ☁ Version 6.0 is optimized for the new iPhone and is a quantum leap forward for the app ☁ I get emails all the time from users who have placed this app on the docks of their iPhones and iPads
12- Plain Text
For editing text on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. PlainText is a simple text editor with an uncomplicated, paper-like user interface. Unlike the default Notes app, PlainText allows you to create and organize your documents in folders and sync everything with Dropbox.com.
Give your kids a boost as they start to learn to write - a fun way for them to learn to produce letters.
They can work from preset groups of letters or you can enter groups for them to use, perhaps re-enforcing their school scheme. They can also try any collection of letters they want - great for learning to write their name, for example
14- ABC Cursive Writing
ABC Cursive Writing was created to help us all work on our handwriting. The application is fun for kids that are learning the basics of cursive writing. It is also helpful for adults that wish to improve their handwriting. Reduce medical errors due to poor handwriting.
For Writers. WriteRoom is the original distraction-free writing environment. WriteRoom attempts nothing more than to create a quiet place for you to write.