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A Novel Idea is described as 'tool for plotting your story and recording bursts of inspiration. Use its simple interface to create your characters, locations, scenes, and novels and then link them together to create your story's plot' and is a Novel Authoring tool in the news & books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to A Novel Idea for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux and SaaS. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like A Novel Idea are Scrivener, FocusWriter, Hemingway Editor and DocxManager.

A Novel Idea alternatives are mainly Novel Authoring Tools but may also be Note-taking Tools or Word Processors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of A Novel Idea.
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    Manuskript

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FLATHUB
    104 alternatives to Manuskript 

    Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownManuskript supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  File VersioningManuskript has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
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    Scrivener

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • PlayOnLinux (PlayOnMac)
    • Wine
    97 alternatives to Scrivener 

    Typewriter. Ring-binder. Scrapbook. Scrivener combines everything you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop.

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    1.  Support for scriptingScrivener supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  Support for LaTeXScrivener supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    FocusWriter

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    88 alternatives to FocusWriter 

    FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work. The program autosaves your progress, and reloads the last files you had open to make it easy to jump back in during your next writing session, and has many...

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    1.  Distraction-freeFocusWriter has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  PortableFocusWriter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Hemingway Editor

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    120 alternatives to Hemingway Editor 

    Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.

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    1.  Spell CheckingHemingway Editor can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    2.  Distraction-freeHemingway Editor has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    3.  Works OfflineHemingway Editor can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    DocxManager

    • Windows
    130 alternatives to DocxManager 

    A document manager and site builder/generator for Word users. You can open Word documents in tabs, manage documents on a project basis, full-text search documents across multiple project folders, attach tags, notes, stars, and so on to the documents.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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    Wavemaker Novel Writing

    67 alternatives to Wavemaker Novel Writing 

    Looking for a suite of tools for writing your book? This is not just a text editor it does so much more. Organise your story using timelines, planning boards and the snowflake tool, all integrated to make writing intuitive and fun.

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    1.  Works OfflineWavemaker Novel Writing can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Typely

    83 alternatives to Typely 

    Typely is precise. Existing tools for improving prose raise so many false alarms that their advice cannot be trusted. Instead, the writer must carefully consider whether to accept or reject each change.

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    Writing Outliner

    • Windows
    • Microsoft Office Word
    52 alternatives to Writing Outliner 

    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.

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    Byword

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    156 alternatives to Byword 

    Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownByword supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Works OfflineByword can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    NovaScriber

    • Windows
    75 alternatives to NovaScriber 

    A most awesome tool to outline and write novels, stories, scripts and keep track of all your characters, locations, notes and ideas

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