In 2011, I told you about MagicalPad, a list-making tool for the iPad that showed a lot of promise for capturing and organizing ideas. In the last three years, it has come a long way and now offers multiple ways to represent your ideas – using mind mapping, outlining, notes, tasks and images – all via a single, intuitive interface. What makes it truly unique is that you can intermingle these different types of visuals all on the same page, interconnected to one another.
Mind mapping software can help writers to better organize their articles, books and other projects prior to beginning the writing process. Here’s a simple process you can use for your writing.
How can you achieve a zen-like state when writing? The answer is the ultimate in simplicity: create a mind map to outline your content before you begin writing.