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Here’s Our Q&A With The Guy Behind The Best Text Editor Money Can Buy – Business Insider

The creator of one of my favorite writing apps gets interviewed over at Business Insider.

The main problem with current text editors is that they were written by programmers. The requirements for writing code are similar in some ways, but in others they are completely different. You need to love writing to get an idea that is really needed. You only feel whether what you have built feels good if writing is something that you do passionately. The UX people on Writer are all passionate writers and you can feel that using the program. It looks nice, but the true beauty of it reveals itself only in its use. It is very close to a mechanical typewriter without the hurting fingers and all the writing specific benefits of the digital medium.

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