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FIRST DRAFT – Write now, edit later!

 

 

First Draft - full screenFirst Draft. The ultimate distraction free, forward writing productivity app

 

 

 

The distraction free, forward writing productivity app that lets you focus on the words ahead.

 

Try it for free.

 

Or buy the full version for just $49

 

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“The first draft of anything is shit.” – Ernest Hemingway

FIRST DRAFT provides an effective way for creative writers to stop procrastinating and to push out a rough version as quickly as possible.

A unique distraction-free writing technique.

FIRST DRAFT reintroduces a writing technique used since the beginning of written history. Whether the great writers of antiquity chiseled their stories in stone, scratched their poetry on papyrus, carved their observations on parchment, or typed their novels on typewriters – they all separated the writing from the editing process. FIRST DRAFT brings the same writing feeling to your computer.

Fine-tune your thinking

Relearn how to let the words flow freely from your mind onto the screen. Finish that chapter instead of spending valuable time “getting that sentence right”. With FIRST DRAFT the Backspace and Delete keys are disabled, and you cannot select, copy, paste or edit. Once you have gotten your thoughts out, you can save your text and revise it in your favorite editing software. The distraction of editing is pushed where it should be – to the first and second rewrites.

FEATURES INCLUDE:

    • Draft Pilot HUD with real time character, word and page counters, as well as ‘session time’, ‘time remaining’. and ‘percentage of edits’ indicators

 

    • Disabled cursor and delete, and optionally the backspace key, for distraction free writing

 

    • Disabled selecting, copying and pasting of text to help focusing on the text ahead

 

    • Bare bones full screen mode (keyboard shortcut F11) in popular and eye friendly color themes. Fully customizable

 

    • Minimalist keyboard sounds (keyboard shortcut F10)

 

    • Available for Windows 7, 8 and 10, and soon for OSX

 

Download and install the free trial version for Windows now (saving is disabled in the trial version).
 
Try FIRST DRAFT for free
 

Write now, edit later


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Photography Contests and Festivals – Career Guide

 

© Castalides / Photography Contests and Festivals 2018 - International Photographer's Career Guide

 

The ultimate reference to international photography contests and festivals.

 

Download the DRM free e-book (pdf, mobi, epub).

 

Get it now for only $19!

 

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This book is the foremost reference tool to the world of photography contests and festivals.

It provides the enthusiast or pro-photographer with up-to-date contact details and lists over 180 established international photography events that launch international careers.

 

This list will be invaluable when it comes to giving your photography work international exposure.

This definitive directory, with details, dates, submission and contact information of the best international photography festivals and contests, will be a trusted companion when it comes to giving your photographic work exposure among a professional photographic audience.

 

INCLUDED ARE:

 

    • Over 180 contests and festivals with names, dates, details, entry fees and prizes

 

    • Email addresses of festival curators

 

  • Links to web and social media sites of festivals and contests

 

And now, shoot and enter!


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The Producer’s Insider Guide to Selling Films – Asia Edition

 

© Castalides / The Producer's Insider Guide to Selling Films Asia Edition

 

The only available English language directory of Asian film and movie distributors.

 

Download the DRM free e-book (pdf, mobi, epub).

 

Download now for just $19

 

Buy now!

 

Give your film full exposure to the rapidly growing Asian film markets.

The performance of the Asian feature film markets has far surpassed that of any other region in terms of gross box office, admission, number of screens or films produced. With a potential audience of billions of people that is still largely untapped, Asia is well prepared to take over the record-breaking box office numbers that until now have been the sole domain of Hollywood blockbusters.

 

This e-book is the only available English language resource of film and movie distributors in Asia.

Get access to the resources needed to sell your work to Asian distributors and their audiences with their enormous demand for regional and international titles, and map out a winning distribution plan based on current and up-to-date information only available in this guide.

 

INCLUDED ARE:

    • Profiles and company descriptions for distributors in the Asian theatrical, video, television, online, merchandising, and video-on-demand markets

 

    • Access to contact information and acquisition details for over 350 Asian distribution companies who are actively looking for new titles

 

  • A look at current box office numbers and the economic situation in the Asian territories

 

Open the door to the fastest growing economies in the world!


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