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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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Java

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    • It is actually a better alternative to Scrivener because of its clear, organisation features. I wish I would have discovered this before I purchased Scrivener. Bibisco is much easier to use: You don't need lengthy tutorials to read just to get started. Hands down this is better. callywDec 2016 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Bibisco is free, has a very good design and structure that help to create a fiction book outline . The text editor is quite simple and working is quite intuitive. Guest • Dec 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • simple and very useful to know your characters! laurafeccoNov 2016 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    Manuskript

    Open-source tool for writers. With outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • There are many similar layout features compared to Scrivener. It also has a few features Scrivener seems to be missing or doesn't define clearly such as an outline process. However, it is very early development and has many bugs to work out. Guest • Jan 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees 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. ...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux LibreOffice Apache OpenOffice

    • Essentially an advanced tree structure for an ongoing manuscript project. Possibly glance-base assistance to find sections but does nothing to contribute to the creative process. ndas114 days ago • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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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...

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    Nulis

    Tree editor for writers, makes outlining your stories and articles easy, fun, and convenient.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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