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Text block writer is described as 'Text Block Writer is a virtual index card program for writers. It can be used to organize research papers, articles, fiction, non-fiction, books and whatever' and is an app in the news & books category. There are nine alternatives to Text block writer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Scrivener. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try OmniaWrite or Throughline. Other great apps like Text block writer are Scapple, DocxManager, NovaScriber and Writer's Cafè.

Text block writer alternatives are mainly Novel Authoring Tools but may also be Note-taking Tools or Mind Mapping Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Text block writer.
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  1. Scrivener icon

    Scrivener

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • PlayOnLinux (PlayOnMac)
    • Wine
    99 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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    Scapple

    • Mac
    • Windows
    25 alternatives to Scapple 

    Scapple is an easy-to-use tool for getting ideas down as quickly as possible and making connections between them. It isn’t exactly mind-mapping software—it’s more like a freeform text editor that allows you to make notes anywhere on the page and to connect them using straight...

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    DocxManager

    • Windows
    127 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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    NovaScriber

    • Windows
    74 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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    Write your story
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    Writer's Cafè

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    42 alternatives to Writer's Cafè 

    A powerful but fun writers environment that includes the StoryLines structuring tool, a notebook, journal, writing quotations, scrapbook organiser, a 60-page e-book and more.

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    OmniaWrite

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    85 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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    Discontinued

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

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    Writer's Blocks

    10 alternatives to Writer's Blocks 

    Similar to a board of index cards or post-it notes, it allows you to write in and move around small individual, expandable notes set out in columns. Then you can export that into a manuscript.

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    Organising window and resulting manuscript.
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    Throughline

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    12 alternatives to Throughline 

    To organise information using index cards, especially for writers.

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    Plot Factory

    • Online
    • 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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