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  • bibisco icon

    bibisco

    bibisco is a free and open source software for writing novels. With bibisco you can organize chapters and scenes, manage...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • simple and very useful to know your characters!
      laurafeccoNov 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Gingko

    Write and organize your ideas in Gingko tree documents. Whether building a business or writing a bestseller, Gingko lets your ideas...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    yWriter

    yWriter is a word processor which breaks your novel into chapters and scenes, helping you keep track of your work while leaving your...

    Free Windows Linux Wine

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    Manuskript

    Open-source tool for writers. With outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Ulysses

    Ulysses is a text editor for creative writers. Used by bloggers, poets, students and published novelists all over the world, it offers...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

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    Organon

    Organon is a plugin for LibreOffice and OpenOffice. Organon allows to split up large texts into parts, allows tagging and opening...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux LibreOffice Apache OpenOffice

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    UV Outliner Discontinued

    UV Outliner is a small and powerful single-pane outliner. It is intended for creating, organizing, and collecting information. With...

    Free Windows

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    Plume Creator

    With Plume Creator, organize your writing projects ! Scenes, notes, characters,... Rich Text editing, full screen editing and multiple...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    Quoll Writer

    Focus on your words not the interface. Quoll Writer is a writing application that helps you focus on your words. Clean and...

    Open Source Windows

    • Shares many features, but little of the clutter.
      Guest • Sep 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Novlr

    Online word processor and organizer for novel writing. Includes detailed, novel-specific statistics, chapter reorganization, and the...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • Bear icon

    Bear

    Bear is a beautiful and flexible writing app for note-taking and prose, both on the go for iOS devices and for the Mac OS desktop. ...

    Free Mac iPhone iPad

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    SuperNotecard

    SuperNotecard is an intuitive tool that uses notecards to capture and organize your ideas. These virtual notecards can be moved into...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    True Novelist

    Writing a novel is a large undertaking. True Novelist was created to make the process as easy as possible for authors.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    ultra_outliner

    The card-based outlining software for screenwriters, novelists and all story writers.

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    Storyist

    A powerful writing environment for novelists and screenwriters Do you have a story to tell? Unlike conventional word processors...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

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    oStorybook

    oStorybook is a free, open source novel-writing software for creative writers, novelists and authors which will help you to keep an...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Liquid Story Binder XE Discontinued

    Liquid Story Binder XE is a uniquely designed word processor for professional and aspiring authors, poets, and novelists. Writing...

    Commercial Windows

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    Mellel

    A Multilingual word processor that lets you paste images, objects and make tables

    Commercial Mac iPad

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    Nimble Writer

    Nimble Writer is a general-purpose tool for writing stories, be it short fiction stories or even complete novels or books. It focuses...

    Commercial Windows Steam

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    Final Draft

    Use your creative energy to focus on the content; let Final Draft take care of the style. Final Draft is the number-one selling word...

    Commercial Mac Windows iPhone iPad

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    FreeWriter

    A full featured novel writing suite with unique features to help organize ideas and reporting.

    Freemium Windows

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    Writer's Cafè

    A powerful but fun writers environment that includes the StoryLines structuring tool, a notebook, journal, writing quotations...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    Wordcradle

    Wordcradle is a free online writing software. It provides a place to privately store your stories, organize chapters, set writing...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Plotline

    Desktop application to create organize characters, plotlines, scenes, and chapters. Includes a distraction-free editor so you can...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Writing Outliner

    Writing Outliner is an outliner that's seamlessly integrated with MS Word. The most important concept of Writing Outliner is...

    Commercial Windows Microsoft Office Word

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    Storyline Creator

    Storyline Creator is an elegant tool to write stories ranging from short stories to novels. It makes it a breeze to draft ideas and to...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud

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    The Novel Factory

    The Novel Factory is software specifically designed to help in every aspect of novel writing, from conception to publication.

    Commercial Windows

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    Pagefour Discontinued

    Windows software for novelists and creative writers. A tabbed word processor, outliner, and organizer all in one.

    Commercial Windows

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    Yarny

    A simple to use online writing environment for the high-production, creative writer.

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    Outline 4D

    Outline 4D is an outlining and writing program that lets you brainstorm, create, structure and organize your ideas. In addition to a...

    Commercial Windows

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    StoryMill Discontinued

    Storymill is a creative writing tool geared towards book writers; although, it could easily be used for other big creative writing...

    Commercial Mac

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    Novelize

    Novelize is an online novel writing app designed to keep authors on track. It can be used on any device.

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • Amazon Storywriter icon

    Amazon Storywriter

    Write your screenplay and focus on the story with features like auto-formatting, offline writing, and import/export.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome

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    CopyWrite Discontinued

    CopyWrite is the award-winning creative writing project management system for Mac OS X. CopyWrite is a project manager for writers of...

    Commercial Mac

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    Wordslingr

    Wordslingr is the online word processor designed for writers. FEATURES Available on all devices. Real-time collaboration. ...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

Scrivener Comments

Bean and zoho are good

Comment by Alexbownsb
about Scrivener Feb 2015

Hi....

Bean is the good one that i am personally using. online word editors on the other hand are also good to use. In online tools, i am using Zoho which is a great web-based application that i am using since the last few years. As i have two computers, i am using web-based on one while desktop based on the other.

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public beta location for both windows and linux @ http://ww ...

Comment by tabakis
about Scrivener Jun 2011

public beta location for both windows and linux @ http://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivenerforwindows/

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