|Entering your ideas: The
first thing you will usually want to do when starting a writing
project is choose a theme and then write down all your ideas
related to that theme. Brainstorming is a critical part of the
writing process. In Writers Companion we make this very
easy to do.
First click on the button labeled New Ideas. There are two ways
to create new Idea Boxes.
A. Using the New Idea Button: Each time you click on this button,
it will create a new idea text box where you have placed the
cursor. Write each idea you have about your theme in an individual
text box. This will allow you manipulate your ideas later.
B. Hitting Enter (Return for Macs): Simply hitting the Return
or Enter key will create a new Idea Box next to the one you
are working in. This is faster, but you cannot control where
the boxes go.
2. Some ideas will be details, main ideas or conclusions, dont
worry about that yet just keep writing. When you are finished
writing down all your ideas related to the topic you are writing
about, click on the Organize button to start organizing your