Reply Gilda March 9, at 1: Stay informed by joining our newsletter! As you get more comfortable, you can use it for a creative brainstorm or even composing an email. Try to speak in short, concise sentences. But it really works! Word is also pretty vanilla. Which book writing software features are right for you?
Press-and-hold on the space bar, and it'll turn into one of the better mobile dictation tools, too. My iPhone is actually better. To improve on that, there are now drag and drop document designers that would allow a user to just tell their computer how to assemble a complex presentation by voice alone.
You can type or swipe in text on iOS and Android, using Google's smart predictive text to type without mistakes. Then again, you are talking to someone who wrote their first manuscript on a circa manual typewriter.
Reply Gilda March 9, at 1: Just open the program and challenge yourself to dictate a full screen of text. But Scrivener was created for one type of person only: That way, in any app you're using, you can get the same dictation results on iOS and Android—without time limits.
It is the difference between making a short blog comment or word one. Instead of keeping all your content in one big file, Scrivener allows you to create multiple sub-files to make it easier to organize and outline your project: It has simplified my life and enabled me to focus on the most important aspect of my job—creating new content.
If you have never used writing dictation, you will find the writing dictation process takes just about as long as the manual writing process, only the typing is faster. Reply bri bogle November 2, at 6:The latest generation of voice recognition software can be an invaluable tool for indie authors, whether you are writing full-time or trying to make the most of limited time available.
Yes! My book Speeches for Leaders was largely dictated into my laptop. I usually dictate most of my speeches for myself and others as a first shot.
The advantage of doing this is that your language is direct, fresh and jargon-free.
Reading vs Writing. If you did the reading dictation exercise above, Dragon Dictate no doubt finished the typing for you in about the same time it took you to verbally read the text –.
Jul 12, · I am experimenting with the Dragon Natural Speaking speech to text program. I am surprised at how accurate version is compared to versions I have attempted to use in the past.
Jun 18, · I am using Dragon Naturally Speaking 13 in this particular video, but there are a lot of other free options on the Mac and on Windows that you can use. Category Howto & Style. More recently, I've been using the dictation software Dragon Professional Individual convert speech to text and transcribe first drafts of articles, blog posts, book chapters and more.
Dragon Professional (or Dragon NaturallySpeaking) is easier to use, more accurate, and now part of my writing workflow.Download