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Writer's Blocks Alternatives

Writer's Blocks is described as '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' and is a Novel Authoring tool in the news & books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Writer's Blocks for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, SaaS and Linux. The best alternative is Scrivener. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try OmniaWrite or Plot Factory. Other great apps like Writer's Blocks are Scapple, DocxManager, NovaScriber and Writer's Cafè.

Writer's Blocks alternatives are mainly Novel Authoring Tools but may also be Mind Mapping Tools or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Writer's Blocks.
This page was last updated Jul 1, 2022
  • Windows

Similar to a board of index cards or post-it notes, it allows you to write in and move around small individual, expandable...

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  1. Typewriter. Ring-binder. Scrapbook. Scrivener combines everything you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop.

  2. Scapple

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Scapple is an easy-to-use tool for getting ideas down as quickly as possible and making connections between them.



  3. 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.

  4. A most awesome writing tool Create novels, short stories, research papers, notes.

  5. Writer's Cafè

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.



  6. OmniaWrite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS

    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.

    Discontinued

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

  7. Plot Factory

    • 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.

  8. SceneOne.app

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    A web-based writing app. It is designed by novelists to have the tools and workflows they need yet be simple to use, and runs on every device (Windows, Mac, phones, etc).

  9. Throughline

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    To organise information using index cards, especially for writers.

  10. Text block writer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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

    Discontinued

    No new version since 2007.

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