Lists for Writers - creative writing ideas and prompts for character, setting, plot, and brainstorming

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Description of App: 

Lists for Writers is a great addition to any writer’s toolbox. Helpful to both novice and expert writers alike, this app delivers list after list for your brainstorming sessions: names, character traits, plot lines, occupations, obsessions, action verbs, and much more!

Lists included:
Character

  • Common first names (male and female)
  • Common last names
  • Clothing
  • Occupations
  • People (roles and relationships)
  • Personality
  • Phobias
  • Philias
  • Obsessions
  • Character Traits
  • Hobbies
  • Emotions

Plot

  • Seven Basic Plots
  • Thirty-six Dramatic Situations (Polti)
  • Conflicts
  • Issues

Setting

  • Locations
  • Cities (U.S. and World)
  • Landforms / geography
  • Weather

Miscellaneous

  • Colors
  • Fantasy, Myths, and Magic
  • Foods
  • Vehicles

Words

  • Action Verbs
  • Dialog Verbs
  • Nouns
  • Prepositions
  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • Verbs
  • Rhyming Words

PRIVACY DISCLOSURE

Lists for Writers:

  • Does not collect or share any personal data
  • Does not contain any ads
  • Does not contains in-app purchases
  • Does include links to the Thinkamingo web site, Facebook page, and Twitter profile in an information page

Version: 

1.1

Free or Paid: 

Paid

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone 4S

Accessibility Comments: 

All lists contain simple navigation elements, so that the app is fully accessible. Buttons are clearly labeled, VoiceOver works well, and it's easy to quickly move through the longer lists alphabetically, using the "table index" on the right side of the screen.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling: 

All buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability: 

The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.

Other Comments: 

This app is especially useful for fiction writers, anyone experiencing writer's block, or anyone who loves the written word in general. The lists are interesting to browse, and they're great for generating creativity.