For the truly desperate, there's also the word processing package
called Scorpio, which is cheap (about twenty dollars) and tiny, but
which is not as fully featured as Write Now.
>> I'm a word user on the desktop Mac (MS WOrd 5.1 is fine; no WAY
> will I upgrade) but my Powerbook carries WriteNow. It is cheap,
> it is lean, it is fully functional AND the whole thing fits onto a
> floppy. So much for software bloat. It also opens and maintains
> formatting of other program documents. ANd it is very intuitive
> to use. Other than that, I pretty much agree with Sarah.
>> --susan, lab computer maven and webmeister ;-)