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    Writer's Cafè Alternatives

    Writer's Cafè is described as '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' and is a Novel Authoring Tool in the News & Books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Writer's Cafè for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPad. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Writer's Cafè are Scrivener (Paid), bibisco (Freemium, Open Source), Hemingway Editor (Paid) and yWriter (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jan 7, 2022
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    1. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.
    2. Typewriter. Ring-binder. Scrapbook. Scrivener combines everything you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop.


    3. bibisco is a novel writing software that helps you to write your story, in a simple way.
    4. 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.


    5. KIT Scenarist is a free and open source application for creating screenplays on desktops and commercial on mobiles.
    6. 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.
    7. True Novelist provides a way for authors to write their novel online, organize their story, view statistics about their project and writing habits, set goals, keep track of related research, and more.

      Discontinued

      True Novelist is shutting down effective January 31st, 2022.

    8. novelWriter is a Markdown-like text editor designed for writing novels and larger projects of many smaller plain text documents. It uses its own flavor of Markdown that supports a meta data syntax for comments, synopsis and cross-referencing between files.
    9. 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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