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Writing: Here are all of our articles, tips, tricks, how-tos, and reviews for Ulysses

Ulysses is the central spot for where I store all my notes, research, and other tidbits of inspiration. It’s also where I toss all my writing ideas, and it’s where I actually do all my writing.

What’s so awesome about Ulysses is that it excels at each of these functions. Not only is it ideal for capturing your ideas it’s also the best app there is for doing the writing. Win win!

If you’re looking to do more writing as we begin 2019, I’d like to humbly suggest that you check out Ulysses. This app is absolutely fantastic no matter which device you’re using it on. From the Mac to the iPad to the iPhone … Ulysses is delightful, simple, and fast.

To help you get off to a great start, here are seven links to the best articles, tips, tricks, resources, and other how-tos that we have put together. Enjoy! And happy writing.

  • Our main review of Ulysses and why we think it’s the best writing app out there (for Mac, iPad, and iPhone).

  • Shawn Blanc’s Ulysses Setup and Workflow Video: This is a short screencast video I created to show how I have my Ulysses set up and how I use it on a daily basis.


  • Seven Ulysses Superpowers: The more you use Ulysses, the better it gets. Here are my seven favorite Ulysses superpowers.

  • Ideas, Editing, Publish: Here is a look at how I adapted and implemented Jeff Goins’ writing system into Ulysses to help with overcoming writer’s procrastination.


  • How to use Ulysses for long-term research: Ulysses is great for keeping track of notes, thoughts, quotes, and other bits of text as you embark on a long-term research project.

  • Ulysses vs Day One: Quite a few folks have asked about how Ulysses and Day One compare and if one could replace the other. I thought it would be easiest to answer that question by explaining how and why I use each of these two apps.

  • Learn Ulysses Course: This is our own in-depth video course that teaches you all the ins and outs of Ulysses. It also has several Ulysses Setup Interviews featuring a handful of professional users and how they use the app.


If you have a moment, we would love to your feedback on this short quiz  about writing and note taking. Thanks!