Arbortext Editor is a software program that lets you do "structured writing"---a special kind of writing in which every piece of content you compose follows one or more specific "rules." In theory this helps writers to develop consistent, high-quality content. The problem is that the tool has a lot of shortcomings. Here's my wishlist of things to improve.
As an aspiring author and dad whose scarcest resource is time, I was motivated by a recent interview with Diana Gabaldon, author of the 'Outlander' series. She speaks candidly about outlining, parenting, and writing at midnight.