Writing tools Posted on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 11:20 am. PTWritten by Jim Dalrymple Matt Gemmell outlines the tools he uses to write. I especially like “something to throw.” Steven Fisher Enjoyed this quite a bit, thanks for posting it. Treating Something To Throw and Outside as Writing Tools was at least mildly inspiring to me — it will take me a bit of chewing to see how much so. Mark Dalrymple I must profess my love of Scrivener. I use it for all of my writing – blogs, books, course materials, sometimes outlining presentations in it as well. Mother Hydra scrivener is fantastic on my mac, but I’m finding a real compelling experience with iA writer on my iPad.