QML is already among the best tools for building beautiful applications for touch screen devices. But how about using QML for keyboard and mouse-centric desktop apps? This talk shares insights and best practices discovered while building Scrite (Scrite.io) - a free and open-source desktop screenwriting application. The UI of this app is built entirely using QML. Within a short span of 11 months, beta versions of the app already have 2000 users enjoying their writing experience.