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Best Writing Apps for iPad

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Notes are just the beginning. Create and annotate anything, from study guides to storyboards. We've got an intuitive, minimal interface for you to start in seconds.

Platforms: Mac, iPhone, iPad

Best for: Note-taking, Book, Story, Journal, and Free

Website: https://notability.com/

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

$8.99 one-time payment

Presentation mode

PDF import and annotation

Multimedia notes

Custom stickers

★★★★ Performance

★★★★ Features

★★★ Accessibility

★★★★ Value

Also rated 4.7 on the App Store

Step-by-step guided essay-writing directions written by a college English professor and includes explanations and examples to help you write a college-level essay including the following: introduction paragraph, supporting paragraphs, and conclusion paragraph.

Platforms: Mac, iPhone, iPad

Best for: Outlining, Drafting, and Essay

Website: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/guided-essay-writer/id11731...

Base price:

$1.99 one-time payment

Premium price:

Essay writing tips

Help documenting sources

Easily check progress

★★★ Performance

★★★★ Features

★★★ Accessibility

★★★ Value

Also rated 5.0 on the App Store

Story Planner is an easy-to-use and yet powerful tool for plotting novels, screenplays, and any fiction story. It works great for writers, screenwriters, producers, directors, RPG masters … All kinds of storytellers!

Platforms: iPhone, iPad

Best for: Outlining, Drafting, Story, and Book

Website: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/story-planner-outline-your-...

Base price:

$5.99 one-time payment

Premium price:

Organize projects by tags

Link elements

Color code and organize plot lines

★★★★ Performance

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★★★ Value

Also rated 4.7 on the App Store

The best outlining app for your best work. Where brilliant ideas are captured, fleshed out, and realized.

Platforms: Online, Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows, PC

Best for: Outlining, Book, Story, Blog, Essay, and Free

Website: https://dynalist.io/

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

$7.99 yearly

Tags & cross-linking

Color code anything

Easy export

★★★★ Performance

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★★★★ Accessibility

★★★ Value

Also rated 4.2 on Google Play

A real-time rhyme suggestion engine offering color-coded rhyme highlighting, the ability to save your work to the cloud, the power to embed SoundCloud jams into your notes, customizable visual layouts, and more.

Platforms: Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android

Best for: Drafting, Poetry, and Free

Website: https://www.rhymersblock.com/welcome

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

Real-time ryhme suggestions

Slant/near ryhme suggestions

Word frequency analysis

Color-coded ryhmes

★★★★★ Performance

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Also rated 4.8 on the App Store

In Outline you can create notebooks for your personal needs of widest range: travel or recipe book, any kind of journal or diary, photo album, daily planner, and so on and so forth. Just everything you could imagine!

Platforms: iPhone, iPad, Mac

Best for: Note-taking and Journal

Website: https://outline.app/

Base price:

$9.99 one-time payment

Premium price:

Multi-touch gestures

Handwriting functionalities

Hightlight and annotate

★★★ Performance

★★★★ Features

★★ Accessibility

★★★ Value

Also rated 4.2 on the App Store

yWriter is a word processor which breaks your novel into chapters and scenes, helping you keep track of your work while leaving your mind free to create. yWriter was designed by an author, not a salesman!

Platforms: Windows, Android, iPhone, iPad, PC

Best for: Drafting, Book, Story, and Free

Website: http://www.spacejock.com/yWriter7.html

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

Track progress

Organize by scenes and chapters

Storyboard view

★★★ Performance

★★★ Features

★★★★★ Accessibility

★★★★★ Value

Also rated 3.5 on PC Magazine

Terminology is a browser for the English language – part dictionary, part thesaurus and part research tool. Terminology makes it easy to explore words and phrases, diving down to more and less specific terms - accessing the web and other apps for more detail and sharing.

Platforms: Mac, iPhone, iPad

Best for: Editing, Proofreading, and Essay

Website: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/terminology-dictionary/id68...

Base price:

$1.99 one-time payment

Premium price:

Spelling suggestions

Offline US English dictionary

Add notes to any terms

Word browsing history

★★★★ Performance

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★★ Accessibility

★★★ Value

Also rated 4.7 on the App Store

Writer Assistant (Wassi) is an application created specifically for inventors! We all constantly invent new characters for our stories, be it a comic, a novel, a script, a play, or a game. And so that our characters are alive and riveted the attention, they need to be developed a lot! That is what the Writer Assistant was created for! Plus, with Wassi you can easily outline your stories on the go.

Platforms: Mac, iPhone, iPad

Best for: Outlining, Book, Story, and Free

Website: https://apps.apple.com/app/writer-assistant-wassi/id14686...

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

Outline

Interlinking

Character building template

Worldbuilding template

★★★ Performance

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★★ Accessibility

★★★ Value

Also rated 3.9 on the App Store

Start your book, plot your book, write your book, organize your book, and export it for publishing all in one place. Leave your word processor in the dust.

Platforms: Online, Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, PC

Best for: Outlining, Drafting, Publishing, Book, and Story

Website: https://livingwriter.com/

Base price:

$96.00 yearly

Premium price:

Smart text & story elements

Outline templates

Autosave

Import and export functionalities

★★★ Performance

★★★ Features

★★★★ Accessibility

★★ Value

Also rated 3.5 on the App Store

Werdsmith turns your iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch into a powerful writing studio that inspires you to write. With features to motivate you and help you break through writer‘s block, you‘ll find yourself writing more than ever.

Platforms: iPad, Mac, iPhone

Best for: Drafting, Book, Story, Poetry, and Free

Website: https://werdsmith.com/

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

$4.99 monthly

Syncs across IOS devices

Sets writing goals

Minimalist interface

★★★★★ Performance

★★★★ Features

★★ Accessibility

★★★★ Value

Also rated 4.7 on the App Store

Build your best ideas together, in Google Docs. Create, edit, and collaborate with others on documents from your Android phone or tablet with the Google Docs app.

Platforms: Online, Chrome, iPhone, iPad, Android

Best for: Drafting, Book, Essay, Journal, Poetry, Story, Blog, and Free

Website: https://www.google.com/docs/about/

Base price:

Free

Premium price:

Create and share new documents

Work online and offline

Export in multiple formats

Collaborate in real time

★★★★★ Performance

★★★★ Features

★★★★★ Accessibility

★★★★★ Value

Also rated 4.0 on TechRadar

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