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Free Storyline Creator Alternatives

The best free alternative to Storyline Creator is yWriter. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Storyline Creator and 15 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Storyline Creator are Wavemaker Novel Writing, Typely, NovaScriber and OmniaWrite.

Storyline Creator 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 Storyline Creator.
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  1. yWriter icon

    yWriter

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    55 alternatives to yWriter 

    yWriter is a writing tool that uses "scenes" as a unit of text and allows you to associate that text with all manner of story elements (characters, locations, items) as well as place it and rearrange it within the context of chapters.

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    1.  PortableyWriter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightyWriter consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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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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  3. Typely icon

    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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    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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    OmniaWrite

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    86 alternatives to OmniaWrite 

    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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    Appears to be discontinued. Main repository is set to Read-Only and last update was in March of 2021.

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    Character Story Planner 2

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    20 alternatives to Character Story Planner 2 

    The new version of Character Story Planner, planning and building a story cannot be easier with the help with this app. It helps the writer to plan the building of character, relation, group, race, creature, etc with the new template system which let the user fill the...

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    1.  Works OfflineCharacter Story Planner 2 can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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  7. Squibler

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    68 alternatives to Squibler 

    Squibler is an online book writing tool built to enable you to write books faster with a highly focused, minimalist editor and writing prompt generators to help you get ideas recorded fast.

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    Campfire Write

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    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    61 alternatives to Campfire Write 

    Campfire provides a one-stop-shop for novelists: organizational and writing tools (Campfire Write), a hub of writing resources (Campfire Learn), & a writing and reading platform for building an audience and sharing your work (Campfire Explore).

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    Plot Factory

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    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    77 alternatives to Plot Factory 

    A tailor-made writing application for fiction writers that lets you plan, organize, and write stories and series. You can create story outlines from pre-defined templates, create and manage rich and interesting characters, build immersive fictional worlds and more.

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    Dashword

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    86 alternatives to Dashword 

    Dashword is by far the most convenient and user-friendly tool for creating any semantic network, be it your business idea, an abstract of a lecture on computer science, a script for a movie or a recipe for your favorite dish.

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    1.  Dark ModeDashword supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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