This is what MacWorld.com had to say about Manuscript writing methodology:
And about our video and FAQ
"I found this approach impressively practical. It's broad enough not to feel creatively confining, and Manuscript lets you easily skip any and all of these steps if you just want to start writing."
"Manuscript also boasts an excellent and thorough 10-minute video tutorial, and a surprisingly good FAQ that provides sound advice to help you find a literary agent and get your novel published. Some of its information, including links and pricing for obtaining an ISBN number for your novel, I'd never seen anywhere else."
Write novels, short stories, or articles with Manuscript – a simple, powerful app that organizes your ideas, plot lines, and character summaries. By utilizing a few simple steps, you will grow your manuscript from an initial idea to a complete ePub formatted novel that is ready to publish on Apple's iBooks or Amazon's Kindle.
For freelance writers, novelists, journalists, or bloggers, Manuscript provides an organized, clutter free environment for writing, taking notes, or brainstorming ideas. Follow the simple to use steps included within the app to take your book idea from pitch to a publication
" A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end... but not necessarily in that order."Jean Luc Godard
1. Pitch – Create your one sentence pitch that encompasses your entire novel.
2. Synopsis – Outline your entire novel, from start to ending, covering all of your characters and plot lines.
3. Chapter Outlines – Create chapter summaries for each chapter, detailing the key plot points and using your outlines as a guide for writing.
4. Publish – When your novel is complete you can export it into a Word document, PDF, or ePub format, complete with a cover page image. ePubs are the accepted format to self-publish your novel on Apple's iBooks and Amazon's Kindle store.
Tens of thousands of users have written novels, short stories, articles, and blog posts on the go with Manuscript for iPad and iPhone. Manuscript brings all of the features of the mobile versions to you home computer, and includes new and innovative additions that will encourage and inspire the writing process
" The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt."Sylvia Plath
:Simple yet innovative interface that provides you with an uncluttered writing environment
Full-screen mode to eliminate the background noise of incoming email or computer notifications
Share your manuscript with other devices such as your iPhone and iPad, allowing you to continue writing even when you aren't at your computer
Import or export an existing manuscript to Dropbox
Use the color-coded index cards and icons to outline each scene, keep a to-do list, or create a storyboard of your entire novel
Add, edit, reorder and summarize Chapters, never losing track or having to dig through an entire document for an idea or unfinished plot point
Sample manuscripts are included so you can familiarize yourself with the layout and tools available within the app
Keep track of your word count and page count
Accessibility features make it easy to read and write: Change the font face, size, background color and foreground color. Increase or decrease the font size using the convenient slider
Exports your manuscript to ePub format for easy self-publishing on Apple's iBooks or Amazon's Kindle
Attach an exported ePub to an email and open the attachment on your iPad – it will open directly in iBooks
A video tutorial built into the app can guide you through each step in the writing process
Fixed Mountain Lion compatibility issue.
Manuscript (com.blackmana.mmos) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com.
Operating System: Mac
Default Install Path: /Applications/Manuscript.app
Minimum OS version: 10.6