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 an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to The Novel Factory for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux and SaaS. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like The Novel Factory are Scrivener (Paid), Hemingway Editor (Paid), bibisco (Freemium, Open Source) and Gingko (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 1, 2020

    1. Liquid Story Binder XE is a uniquely designed word processor for professional and aspiring authors, poets, and novelists. Writing software for those who require the editing ability of a commercial text editor as well as a document tracking system.

      Discontinued

      Last update was around 2011, can still be bought.

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    2. A most awesome writing tool Create novels, short stories, research papers, notes. Track progress on individual documents and your entire project. Relate documents and items to people, places, plot points and actions.
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    3. FreeWriter is a fully featured writing software suite to assist in writing novels and reports. It provides a fresh, new, graphical approach to writing.
    4. Writing Outliner is an outliner that's seamlessly integrated with MS Word. The most important concept of Writing Outliner is project-based writing.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      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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    5. Campfire Pro is a pre-writing software for writers. Its features include character sheets, an endless narrative timeline, and map support for world building.
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    6. Windows software for novelists and creative writers. A tabbed word processor, outliner, and organizer all in one.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.87, released in October 2014, can be still bought from the official website.

    7. Storymill is a creative writing tool geared towards book writers; although, it could easily be used for other big creative writing projects, like scripts.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 4.0.5, released in November 2011, can be still bought from the official website.

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    8. Write Genre is streamlined to get you into the writing flow and keep you there. With it's clean and simple interface Write Genre is novel writing software made easier. Write Genre does away with separate notes or outlines.
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    9. Our goal: create the best digital tools for writers. The Asengana Writing and Project Management Platform was born of a need we had as writers - digital tools to help with the writing process.
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