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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 revisions, export novel in pdf or rtf, and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Java

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    • It may not be as flexible as yWriter to move text between scenes and chapters. Guest • Sep 2015 Disagree   Agree
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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 parts of the project in new tabs. ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux LibreOffice Apache OpenOffice

    • Organon splits up large texts like yWriter, but that is the limit of its comparison. It does not track fictional characters nor scenes. Guest • Jun 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Trelby

    Trelby is simple, fast and elegantly laid out to make screenwriting simple. It is infinitely configurable. * Screenplay editor: Enforces correct script format and...

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.2, released in September 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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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 overview of multiple plot-lines while...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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 decks, arranged on the screen, or...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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  • FreeWriter icon

    FreeWriter

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

    Freemium Windows

    • Similar features, deep character generator, helpful tools Guest • Mar 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Writer's Cafè

    A powerful but fun writers environment that includes the StoryLines structuring tool, a notebook, journal, writing quotations, scrapbook organiser, a 60-page e-book and...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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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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