Writer’s Blocks Frequently Asked Questions

Writer’s Blocks is a powerful tool that will help you get your ideas out of your head and onto the page faster than ever before. Here is a list of frequently asked questions about Writer’s Blocks:

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the price of Writer’s Blocks?

A: Writer’s Blocks 5 is only $149 (US). The upgrade from version 4 is only $79 (US). For information on upgrade options, please contact us.

Q: Is Writer’s Blocks compatible with the Windows 10 operating system?

A: Writer’s Blocks 5 is compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows XP Home and Professional editions.

Q: What are the new features in Writer’s Blocks?

A: Please see the comprehensive list of new Writer’s Blocks 5 features.

Q: Do you offer educational pricing for Writer’s Blocks 5?

A: Email for information.

Q: Can I try Writer’s Blocks before I buy it?

A: Yes, a 14-day free trial version of Writer’s Blocks is available for download today. The Writer’s Blocks trial version is fully functional and includes a tutorial, sample files, and access to each feature required to fully evaluate the product.

Q: Can I purchase a download-only copy of Writer’s Blocks?

A: You can purchase and download an electronic copy of Writer’s Blocks at our online web store. The download version of Writer’s Blocks will not run until it is activated using a unique software key, authorizing the program to run on a specific computer. After we receive your order for the download version of Writer’s Blocks we will e-mail download instructions containing the license information required to activate the product on your computer.

Q: I already own a of Writer’s Blocks version 4. What are my upgrade options?

A: If you have a valid Writer’s Block 4 license (serial number or proof of purchase) you can upgrade to Writer’s Blocks for the upgrade price of $119.

Q: Does Ashley Software offer competitive upgrades?

A: No. We do not offer competive upgrades.

Q: Why should I register my product?

A: Only registered users are eligible for free technical support. Registered users also receive notifications of product updates and upgrades. Additionally, when you register, your serial number is recorded into our database. This allows us to verify the number for you if it has been lost. Register your product today.

Q: I misplaced my serial number. Can you please look up my serial number in your user database?

A: If the software program is installed, you can find the serial number in the “About Writer’s Blocks” section in the Writer’s Blocks Help menu. If you have a boxed product, you can also find your serial number on the inside cover of the manual or on the registration card that came in the package. If you’ve registered your product, Ashley Software can look up the serial number for you if you e-mail us. If you’ve registered your product, Ashley Software can look up the serial number for you if you amyl us. Ashley Software can provide you with a new serial number if you send us proof of purchase (copy of a commercial invoice or receipt or CD).

Q: How can I report a bug in the application or an error in the documentation?

A: Please submit bug reports, documentation errors, and feature requests through our Suggestion and Bug Report online form. Our software engineers review these reports and do their best to address these requests in the next product release cycle.

Q: How can I send in feedback or a feature request for a future version of Writer’s Blocks?

A: We always welcome suggestions for new features. We incorporate many features requested by users into each version of Writer’s Blocks. Submit your ideas using the Writer’s Blocks suggestion form, so we can evaluate them.

Q: How can I get help using Writer’s Blocks?

A: A tutorial file is installed during the installation of Writer’s Blocks. The tutorial is a Writer’s Blocks document that steps through the basic functions of Writer’s Blocks. The Writer’s Blocks User Guide describes all of the functions of Writer’s Blocks. You can also visit the Writer’s Blocks Learning Center. You’ll find video tutorials and step-by-step tutorials. If the tutorials and User Guide do not answer your questions, registered users are eligible for free e-mail technical support.

Q: Do you have a Mac or iPad version of Writer’s Blocks?

A: Writer’s Blocks only runs on computers running Windows so to run it on a Mac you need to use a Windows emulator such as Parallels, Bootcamp, or VMware Fusion.

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