Make the write choice with this $40 copywriting bundle

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Get Write to work with this copywriting certification bundle.
Make your words worth something with this copywriting certification.
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There’s a lot more that goes into professional writing than a good vocabulary and a great spell-checker.

If you want to get a nuanced introduction to professional writing, and learn to create content that can pay the bills, you should check out The 2022 All-In-One Digital Copywriting Certification Bundle while it’s on sale for $39.99 (regular price: $2,200).

This AI tool can write your emails, blogs and more for you

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Get a top-of-the-line predictive writing AI to generate content for you.
You don't have to write those repetitive emails anymore with Rytr, the AI writing tool.
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Writing is hard, but there are some great writing tools out there to make it easier. Rytr is an AI writing tool that can help you write quality copy using artificial intelligence that can be programmed for any tone or format — and right now it’s on sale for $75.

Learn key writing strategies to earn money on Amazon and Medium

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These writing lessons will help you turn your words into money.
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If you have a way with words, you can earn extra income that’s not readily available to other people. If you’ve got the skills, but haven’t considered a career in professional writing, you’ll want to look at The Ultimate How to Make Money by Writing on Medium & Self-Publishing Books on Amazon Bundle.

The aluminum Kaweco Sport is the fountain pen Jony Ive would use [Review]

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The Kaweco Sport: compact, sturdy, and beautiful.
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It’s totally tempting to use a fountain pen. These throwback writing utensils carry a promise of a slower time, when people had hours to write — and when the main writing tool wasn’t a $1,000 computer or an $800 iPhone, but a tube of ink with a sharp tip.

However, fountain pens also can prove intimidating. Are they messy? Do you need to refill them from a bottle of ink? Can you toss one in a pocket like a cheap gel pen?

The fact is, you can have all the style and enjoyment of a fountain pen in a package that’s as practical as a cheap biro. More practical, really, as you can refill it yourself. If you want to try a fountain pen, you should begin with the Kaweco Sport. And if you want the Jony Ive-compatible version, you will buy the reasonably priced aluminum one.

Get a notepad designed with your desk in mind [Deals]

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This cleverly designed notepad stays out of the way and well within reach.
This cleverly designed notepad stays out of the way and well within reach.
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With all the technology at our disposal, there’s still plenty of room for a good old fashioned pad of paper. But that doesn’t mean there’s no room for the notepad to change. In fact, since our desktops are dominated by tech, it’s time for the notepad to catch up.

General-purpose computers are terrible for creativity [Opinion]

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Computers are great for lots of things, but not everything.
Computers are great for lots of things, but not everything.
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Computers — the iPad, the Mac and anything else where a screen is the main form of interaction — are creativity killers. They distract, frustrate and get in the way of the flow that is essential to any creative work.

That’s not to say they don’t play an important part in art, music, photography or writing. It’s just that a lot of the time, there are much better tools for the job — and they’re getting more popular all the time.

How to replace a paper notebook with your iPad

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The iPad might finally be better than paper.
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The iPad has replaced many things — it’s a TV, it’s a games console, it’s a book, it’s a (huge) camera, and it’s even a typewriter. But until recently, it hasn’t made a very good alternative to paper. But thanks to the Apple Pencil, and to iOS 11, that has changed. Now you can write and draw a note without even unlocking your iPad, and you can search for anything you write, just as if it were text. Let’s check out lock-screen notes.

Feel the future with wireless charging and more [Week’s Best Deals]

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Wireless charging, distraction-free writing, and more are part of this week's best deals.
Wireless charging, distraction-free writing, and more are part of this week's best deals.
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This week’s best new deals in the Cult of Mac Store include some futuristic goodies. From a wireless charging pad to ultra durable wireless earbuds. There’s also a powerful planning platform for iOS and a distraction-free writing app, all of it discounted by half off or more. Read on for more details:

Writing assistants, unlimited phone plans, and more [Week’s best deals]

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Writing assistants, meditation apps, lifetime phone plans and more are all part of this week's best deals.
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Here at the Cult of Mac Store, we delight in finding great new deals on tools and tech every week. This go around, we’ve got a gravity-operated mobile car mount, and a super useful writing assistant. Additionally, we’ve got an app to guide you in meditating (really), and a phone plan year of unlimited talk and text. Discounts run from a third to as much as 90 percent off, red on for more details: