Softwares with Corkboard, Pinboard & Index Cards (for Windows)
GROW YOUR MANUSCRIPT YOUR WAY Tailor-made for long writing projects, Scrivener banishes page fright by allowing you to compose your text in any order, in sections as large or small as you like. Got a great idea but don't know where it fits? Write when inspiration strikes and find its place later. Grow your manuscript organically, idea by idea.
SEE THE FOREST OR THE TREE Whether you plan or plunge, Scrivener works your way: hammer out every last detail before typing a word, or carve out a draft and restructure later. Or mix your methods and do a bit of both. In Scrivener, everything you write is integrated into an easy-to-use project outline. So working with an overview of your manuscript is only ever a click away, and turning Chapter Four into Chapter One is as simple as drag and drop.
RESEARCH WITHIN REACH Need to refer to research? In Scrivener, your background material is always at hand, and you can open it right next to your work. Write a description based on a photograph. Transcribe an interview. Take notes about a PDF file or web page. Or check for consistency by referencing an earlier chapter alongside the one in progress.
GETTING IT OUT THERE Once you're ready to share your work with the world, compile everything into a single document for printing, self-publishing, or exporting to popular formats such as Word, PDF, Final Draft or plain text. You can even share using different formatting, so that you can write in your favorite font and still satisfy those submission guidelines.
- Familiar Text Editing
- Formatting Presets
- Import: Word documents, plain text files, Final Draft scripts, images, PDF documents, movies, sound files and web pages.
- Templates and Icons
- Tools for Non-Fiction
- View Documents Side by Side
- Full-Screen Writing
- ...and more!
Linux appimage available at https://www.wayoflinux.com/blog/scrivener-returns
Writer's Café is a set of power tools for all fiction writers, whether experienced or just starting out. The heart of Writer's Café is StoryLines, a powerful but simple to use story development tool that dramatically accelerates the creation and structuring of your novel or screenplay.
Designed by published novelist Harriet Smart, Writer's Café also includes a notebook, journal, research organiser, pinboard, inspirational quotations, daily writing tips, writing exercises, name generation, and a 60-page e-book, Fiction: The Facts, distilling 20 years of writing experience.
Writer's Café is designed to be a playground for the imagination, making writing fiction fun and fulfilling. But it's also a serious tool for professionals, with highly configurable formatting, import/export and reporting facilities.
KIT Scenarist is a free and open source application for creating screenplays on desktops and commercial on mobiles.
KIT Scenarist is a fully-featured studio for creating movie screenplays. It combines: • project organizer that will allow storing all research documents on the project in one place [except for simple text documents, it can be pictures, links to Internet resources and even mind maps]; • the corkboard provides opportunities for placing, arranging, grouping and visualizing scenes of the future screenplay in the form of index cards on the corkboard; • a specialized script editor will allow users to forget about formatting the script and direct all the creative energy to create incredible stories; • the module of reports and statistics will help to look at history from a different angle, as well as prepare all the necessary reports for production; • a flexible application settings system will allow a user to create a comfortable environment for creativity.
Quick video overview of KIT Scenarist version 0.7.0 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zg-BLExGWzE
The application has fast and caring customer support: if you find a bug, have a great idea how to make the app better, want to add a translation or spellchecking dictionary for specific language - welcome! Just write us to Facebook or directly via the feedback form on the site.
The application has the additional feature - real-time collaboration. It available by subscription.
In near future we want to implement: • saving all project's series in one file (project's bible under your hands for every series + production reports will include all of them); • mobile versions for Android and iOS devices.
Supported languages: English, German, French, Kazakh, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Ukrainian.
Writing Outliner is an outliner that's seamlessly integrated with MS Word.
The most important concept of Writing Outliner is project-based writing.
A project in Writing Outliner is a long or complex text that you might work on for days, weeks, or even months, for example, a book (novel, or non-fiction), a research paper, a serious of columns, a personal diary, or even a note book.
With Writing Outliner, you manage and write each piece of your long writing projects as smaller separate documents, because smaller separate documents are more manageable for a long or complex wring project.