Writers are always looking for the ‘next big thing’ to help them on their arduous journey from imagination, to fingers, to a finished product. Here are a few that I’ve been using (quick downlaods, easy to install). Some are free; Scrivener, the gold standard, costs $40 or so, but do a Google search and see if there are any coupon codes you can use. You can try before you buy, too.

PageFour – Software for Novelists and Creative Writers

yWriter5 – a word processor that breaks your novel into chapters and scenes, helping you keep track of your work while leaving your mind free to create

The all-time best, the cream of the crop – Scrivener, found on the Literature and Latte Website

Here’s a humourous video that talks about the software – there’s some good information and a glaring omission – Scrivener is definitely available for Windows users. Not as feature-rich as for the Mac, but still terrific.

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