A Novel Idea Alternatives

    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 an app 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 iPad. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like A Novel Idea are Scrivener (Paid), FocusWriter (Free, Open Source), Hemingway Editor (Paid) and Wavemaker (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 1, 2020

    1. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc. Outliner Organize your thoughts and snippets in a hierarchical manner. Organize them as you wish, reorganize them on the go.
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    2. 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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    3. FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work.
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    4. Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear. The Hemingway Editor for Mac and PC highlights common errors. Use it to catch wordy sentences, adverbs, passive voice, and dull, complicated words.
    5. 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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    6. True Novelist provides a way for authors to write their novel online, organize their story, view statistics about their project and writing habits, set goals, keep track of related research, and more.
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    7. 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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    8. Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.
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    9. OmniaWrite is a next-generation cross-platform plain text editor engineered for creative writing. It is perfect for writing novels, lyrics, poems, essays, drafts and screenplays.
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    10. 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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