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How Does Novelize Compare with Scrivener?

How Does Novelize Compare with Scrivener?

You may have already asked yourself this very question. After all, Scrivener is one of the most popular tools for authors. Novelize and Scrivener share some key features, but there are also a few major differences.Novelize Is for Novel WritingUnlike Scrivener, Novelize is designed to help fiction authors write...

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Should You Outline Your Story before You Start Writing?

Should You Outline Your Story before You Start Writing?

When it comes to outlining versus just writing your story, there are about as many opinions as there are writers. Many writers need to have a general outline just to start writing. Some need to plan out every little detail of their story before they commit to putting it down on paper. Then there are writers who...

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How Many Novels Do You Need to Publish to Replace Your Paycheck?

How Many Novels Do You Need to Publish to Replace Your Paycheck?

Every writer dreams about writing books for a living. After all, it’s the perfect job. You can do it in your underwear or in your pajamas. You can still be writing at 3 a.m. if the muse strikes you. You actually don’t have to leave your house for as many days as you can live without going grocery shopping.The...

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How Many Words Should Your Novel Have?

How Many Words Should Your Novel Have?

Most aspiring writers wonder how many words their novel should have before they even get started. And there’s nothing wrong with that. In fact, it’s probably a good idea to have an overall word count goal. Once you know how many words you want your novel to have, you can calculate how many words you should...

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