Mind mapping maintains status among management skills. It cuts through clutter for several Quality Process Improvement systems. It keeps a group of highly charged and motivated individuals on task.
Mind mapping tools are simple. A large white board, an erasable marker, and eraser works fine. My preference includes large "stickie" pads. Write you ideas down. Paste them on a wall. You can move the parts around anytime in the writing process.
Mind Map Applications exist.
Google Play's mind maps on located on
Apple offers a wide selection of apps for mind maps at various prices for iphones, ipads, and iwatches. Search in Apple Store for "Mind map apps."
Have a terrific idea, can't wait to meet the rest of your characters, mind mapping helps with you get it down on paper. Write a description about each of your characters at the moment of concept using a mind map. You can place the character in a character file for your current book or a future one.
Wake up in the middle of the night with a story idea. Map it.
Writers need tools to store and organize ideas. Mind Maps help authors write it down.