Tools & Downloads

Your widget key

[key] To access WritersDB content remotely using the tools on this page, you will need to know your Widget Key. This can only be displayed while you are logged into your account. To log in, please click on one of the subscriber-only links in the sidebar at left, such as "List My Titles."

Dashboard Widget

View your pending submissions in a Dashboard widget (Mac OS X).

[Dashboard widget screenshot]

Download the widget here.

Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger is required. If you're using Safari, click the download link. When the widget download is complete, Show Dashboard, click the Plus sign to display the Widget Bar and click the widget's icon in the Widget Bar to open it. If you're using a browser other than Safari, click the download link. When the widget download is complete, unarchive it and place it in /Library/Widgets/ in your home folder. Show Dashboard, click the Plus sign to display the Widget Bar and click the widget's icon in the Widget Bar to open it.

Google Gadget

View your pending submissions as a module in your Google Personalized Homepage.

[Google gadget screenshot]

How to install this gadget:

  1. Go to your Google Homepage and sign in.
    (Note: The gadget is also compatible with Google Desktop.)
  2. Near the top right of the screen, click on Add stuff »
  3. At the top of the next page, click Add by URL
  4. In the box that appears, enter:
    http://www.luminarypub.com/widgets/wdb_google_gadget.xml
  5. Enjoy!


Netvibes Widget

[WritersDB widget] If you use Netvibes as your personalized homepage, you can keep your list of pending submissions from the Writer's Database close at hand. Check out our Netvibes widget here:

Writer's Database widget for Netvibes

Konfabulator (Yahoo!) Widget

The same widget you'll see on Netvibes can also run on your desktop using the Yahoo! Widgets platform. To download our Yahoo/Konfabulator widget, just visit this Netvibes page and click on the "Yahoo" link.

Versions for Windows Vista, Windows Live, Opera, and even an alternate Apple Dashboard widget are available from the same source.



More to come . . .

Further exciting content will appear in this space. Later.