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The Novel Factory Alternatives

The Novel Factory is described as 'is software specifically designed to help in every aspect of novel writing, from conception to publication' and is a Novel Authoring tool in the news & books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to The Novel Factory for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like The Novel Factory are Scrivener, Hemingway Editor, bibisco and Quoll Writer.

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

The Novel Factory is software specifically designed to help in every aspect of novel writing, from conception to publication.

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

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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. bibisco is a novel writing software that helps you to write your story, in a simple way.

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    free portable end well organized

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  4. Focus on your words not the interface. Quoll Writer is a writing application that helps you focus on your words. Clean and uncluttered. Feature rich. Features are where you would expect them to be.

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  5. Write and organize your ideas in Gingko tree documents.

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    yWriter

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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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  7. Looking for a suite of tools for writing your book? This is not just a text editor it does so much more.

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    Incredible range of planning and outlining tools, for free.

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  8. DocxManager icon

    DocxManager

    • Windows

    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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    oStorybook

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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 writing texts.

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