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Why Scrivener Sucks for Writing Your Novel

Why Scrivener Sucks for Writing Your Novel

When your goal is to write a novel, you should do everything you possibly can to accomplish this. Choosing the best novel writing software is an important first step. The problem is, a lot of people rave about Scrivener, so you might think that’s the program you should be using. They rave about Scrivener, because...

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How Does Novelize Help You Write Your Novel?

How Does Novelize Help You Write Your Novel?

Writing a novel isn’t easy. When you’re a writer, you may feel compelled to write, but that doesn’t mean you won’t feel frustrated with the process. So you should take all the help you can get. Finding a great novel writing program is a good first start. Obviously, we’re prejudiced and think that Novelize...

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How to Publish Your Novel in 6 Steps

How to Publish Your Novel in 6 Steps

Writing a novel is really not complicated. It’s difficult, because it takes time and hard work. But it’s not complicated. To break up the process for you, we are outlining the six steps you need to take to write your novel.1. OutlineBefore you get started, you need an idea of where you’re going. Yes, some...

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How to Find More Time to Write Your Novel This Week

How to Find More Time to Write Your Novel This Week

Do you want to get your novel written? Of course you do. But there are so many other things that have to get done on a daily, weekly, or otherwise regular basis. Most of us have jobs, families, and other obligations. The good news is that writing a novel is something you can do, if you really wanted to. After all,...

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Why Google Docs Sucks for Writing Your Novel

Why Google Docs Sucks for Writing Your Novel

There are several options out there for free novel writing software, but many of them have drawbacks. Then, so do the paid ones. One of the most popular online writing tools is probably Google Docs. At first glance, it seems ideal. It backs up your work in the Cloud, so you don’t have to worry about losing data....

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3 Reasons to Write Your Novel First and Format Later

3 Reasons to Write Your Novel First and Format Later

Many of our writers look for formatting options when they first try Novelize. They want to be able to indent paragraphs and have it show up that way when they export their work. Some of them want to adjust the line spacing, font, font color, and background color before they type a single word in their novel. We get...

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