Don’t Have Scrivener? How to Use Microsoft Word for All Your Writing Needs

Let me say up front that I DO NOT USE SCRIVENER.  Yes, yes, I know that Scrivener is the be-all-end-all of writing programs, and that 78% of you think I'm missing out massively by not using it.  But... I don't have it. Because I don't have it, I have experimented with a variety of other... Continue Reading →

Free Writing Software Review: yWriter!

[NOTE:  This post was originally written in November 2016.  Some features or functionalities of the reviewed program may have changed since then.] Welcome to the 9th and final part of my "Free Writing Software Review" series. (This is a companion series to my earlier post, "Free Scrivener Alternatives.") Today's topic: yWriter! yWriter starts off with... Continue Reading →

Free Writing Software Review: Papel

[NOTE:  This post was originally written in October 2016.  Some features or functionalities of the reviewed program may have changed since then.] Welcome to Part 6 of my "Free Writing Software Review" series. This week's topic: Papel! Papel and I go way back.  It was actually the first writing software I ever used (other than... Continue Reading →

Free Writing Software Review: oStorybook

[NOTE:  This post was originally written in October 2016.  Some features or functionalities of the reviewed program may have changed since then.] Welcome to Part 5 of my "Free Writing Software Review" series (a companion series to my earlier post, "Free Scrivener Alternatives"). This week, we're looking at yet another free software option: oStorybook! oStorybook... Continue Reading →

Free Writing Software Review: The Novel Factory

The Novel Factory is not free. It costs $39.99 (the license includes use on unlimited personal computers). However, they do offer a Free Trial that allows full use of the application. This trial even allows for full export of your work into another program in case you decide not to purchase the program once the trial ends. Because of the full-access free trial, and also because I found this program so useful, I've decided to include it in this series.

Free Writing Software Review: Manuskript

[NOTE:  This post was originally written in October 2016.  Some features or functionalities of the reviewed program may have changed since then.] Welcome to Part 3 of my "Free Writing Software Review" series.  (This series is a complement to my earlier post, "Free Scrivener Alternatives".) Without further ado... The topic of today's review is...Manuskript! Let... Continue Reading →

Free Writing Software Review: FreeWriter

[NOTE:  This post was originally written in October 2016.  Some features or functionalities of the reviewed program may have changed since then.] Welcome to Part 2 of my "Free Writing Software Review" Series!   If you are a writer looking for software to use during your planning/writing process, I hope these posts are helpful to you. This... Continue Reading →

Free Writing Software Review: Bibisco

Welcome to Part 1 of my "Free Writing Software Review" Series. This series provides in-depth reviews of free writing programs available for download or online use. I spent many hours testing out a variety of free software for writers, taking screenshots, and recording info... First up in the series: Bibisco!

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