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True Novelist Comments

needs offline support

Comment by lindasanders
about True Novelist May 2016

True Novelist is a truly interesting program with some nifty features, Grammarly support, and simple formatting tools. However, without offline support, it's useless in places without internet. Google Docs has seamless offline functionality, which makes it absolutely preferable over TN. On top of that, I've experienced quaky server availability from TN, so even when connected, writing is an intermittent and frustrating endeavor. Fix the server and enable offline, and I'll be back.