Quit your text processor
Are you a writer? What about not using a text processor to write your text? Read on, I promise it will make sense :)
There's a nice article about text-only writing at Linux.com. Three tools are mentioned to substitute the big memory-hungry Office processor:
- A text editor - Vi
- A formatting tool - txt2tags
- A spell checker - Aspell
Check it out! Minimalist tools for writers by Dmitri Popov.
For more detailed information, read the Writing Books with Txt2tags document.