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It's just a plot suggestion. Really, it is.
Like a carpenter needs a level or a landscaper needs a spade, writers, too, have a few indispensable tools in their box: dictionary, thesaurus, and style guide. And now, they can add iStop WritersBlock.
Designed to help writers when their pen momentarily stops churning out ideas, iStop separates its mental triggers into four categories. The Quote option, is the least helpful, offering little more than words of inspiration. But the other categories are far more helpful, offering wild plot suggestions--"Only a tornado warning can save this story"--or workshop-style challenges--"Incorporate the word 'lottery' into the next sentence." You can also take simple notes without exiting, which is at least as good as Apple's weak, Notes writing app.
For writers still at square one, iStop's character creator will get the ball rolling nicely, offering names, description and personality tips, quirks, and other random pieces of information that will help shape your protagonist.
That brings us to the app’s biggest problem. For a writing tool--and a helpful one at that--the developers could have spent more time on their own writing. Spelling and grammar errors abound, and some of the tips are so poorly worded, they can barely be comprehended. Also, it forces you to work in landscape mode, which isn't our cup of tea.If you can overlook some grammar errors, iStop WritersBlock will get your creative juices flowing.