Novel Writing Software that Works Anywhere

Novelize on mobile device

With anywhere online access you can work on your novel wherever the mood strikes you. Now you can continue where you left off at the library, your friend's house, and during your lunch break at work.

You can access your novel via any web browser because Novelize is an online writing tool. You can log in from almost any device, including

  • Smart phones such as an iPhone, Android, or Windows phones
  • All tablets, including Kindle Fire, iPad, and Surface
  • Your favorite laptop or Chromebook
  • On your computer, whether it's Mac, Windows, or Linux

Keep Track of Important Information

Notebook Panel

When you're writing a novel, you have to keep track of characters, locations, and dates. Novelize makes this easy with the notebook panel. You can access all of these details without leaving the novel writing screen.

  • Characters

    Record your characters' information and refer back to the details whenever you need to during the writing process.

  • Groups

    Use this category to save information about organizations or groups of people that are important for your novel.

  • Locations

    Use locations to help you remember what the scenery looks like in every one of your locations.

  • Dates

    Record important dates for your story. You can even create custom dates if you're using an alternate timeline.

  • Items

    This cateogry is used to save important details about specific items, like mysterious clues, in your novel.

  • Notes

    Keep track of reference notes and miscellaneous information while you’re working on your novel.

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Keep Your Novel Private, Secure, and Backed Up

We understand the importance of keeping your work-in-progress under wraps until you're ready to release it to the world. Novelize has built-in authorization checks to ensure that only you can see your novel.

We protect your novel as a mother would protect her child. We utilize SSL certification, CSRF Protection, and Database Encryption of key information to ensure that your novel is secure at all times.

You never have to worry about backing up your novel again. We take care of that with weekly database backups to multiple secure locations. Yes, we keep a backup for our backup.

Stay on Track and Finish Your Novel

  • Daily Progress

    When you have a deadline, sometimes you need to buckle down and write every day. With Novelize, you can keep track of your daily word count goal.

  • Weekly Progress

    Since the total word count goal can be intimidating, Novelize displays a weekly word count goal. You can get that novel done by writing a little bit each week.

  • Total Progress

    To help you get that novel done, Novelize tracks your overall progress. You can adjust each of your word count goals at any time.

  • Weekly Email Report

    We really want to help you write your novel. That's why you can opt in to get weekly progress reports via email, letting you know what you've accomplished this week.

Focus on Each Stage of Writing

  • Outline Mode

    If you like to outline your novel, Novelize has you covered. You can use scene notes to outline your entire novel without distractions. Add as many scenes and chapters as you like to write your story.

  • Write Mode

    Write your novel without distractions. Open the scene notes to use your ideas from your outline or change the details as you go along. Novelize makes it easy to finish your novel.

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Use Multiple Ways to Export Your Novel

Novelize Publish Panel

After you've written your novel, it's time to publish it, and send it out into the world. For that, Novelize currently offers 4 exporting options...

  • Quickly print a copy when you want to edit on paper
  • Export a pre-formatted manuscript so you can send it to your publisher
  • Publish a PDF copy for reviewers with formatting options
  • Publish a Word document with formatting options

Reorganize Your Novel When Things Change

Reorganize Screen of Novelize

As you're writing your novel, you might need to move scenes or entire chapters around. Fortunately, Novelize makes it easy to do just that.

Simply click on the 'Organize Novel' link above your table of contents and you'll be able to drag and drop your scenes and chapters around however you like.


  • Automatically Save As You Type

    You spend a lot of time on writing your novel, so it's important not to lose a single word. Novelize saves every character as you type.

  • Prominent Save Status

    Novelize displays a green checkmark in each scene when your work is successfully saved. You'll also see the loading symbol while it's saving your work.

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