8 best apps for writers on iOS

From Apple’s complete word processing software to a mind-mapper for creatives, here's our rundown of clever apps for all writers, students or professionals, to use

No longer are writers shackled to their notebook or desk. Nowadays its more likely to be the phone in our pocket or the tablet in our bag.

From apps that help to focus the mind editing, taking you through line by line, to cloud services that mean you can access your work anywhere, we showcase the 10 must-have apps for any budding writer using iOS devices.


In terms of mastering writing on the go there's nothing better than Apple's homegrown app, Pages. But for creative exploration, Mindly definitely helps in plotting out characters and their arcs. 

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1. iA Writer, £2.99

2. Pages, £6.99

3. Evernote, free

4. iBooks, free

5. Mindly, free

6. Dropbox, free

7. Writing Aid, £0.69

8. Creative Writer, £0.69