Free resources are fantastic for boosting your creative juices while making friends with your wallet. Here is a list of five epic resources I’ve tested out myself to help you brainstorm.
This tool kept me sane during the initial stages of Ridgeline brainstorming.
Trello is a collaboration program that lets you create boards and fill them with cards. While brainstorming Ridgeline’s plot, I could create a board for each scene, add a few cards, and rearrange them with a simple drag. Trello lets you upload files and pictures, add comments, and much more. Though I don’t use it for Ridgeline at the moment, it was still a massive help for organizing my scattered ideas.
Tip: I’m obsessed with personalizing my accounts. I discovered early on Trello lets you change the pictures behind your boards. Though it doesn’t let you upload your own, it gives you a nice selection to choose from. All you have to do is open your menu and find the “Change Background” option.
#2. Color Note
This app has saved the lives of hundreds of ideas. I’ve used Color Note at all hours of the night when that annoying burst of inspiration hits and I fumble around in the dark for a place to write my ideas. Read more