The Best Writing App for Authors and Novelists

The Best Writing App for Authors and Novelists

Startyour book,plotyour book,writeyour book,organizeyour book, and export it for publishing all in one place.

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I wish I had known about LivingWriter back when I started writing! The ability to keep all my character names, ages, descriptions, etc. all organized in LivingWriter would have saved me sooooo many hours.

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LivingWriter provided just the right amount of guidance to keep me focused and in the zone when crafting the story for my book. The tracking and stats were helpful and encouraging. Im looking forward to finishing my series...

Leaving your word processor in the dust

Simple drag and drop organization for all your chapters, subchapters and elements.

LivingWriter stores your story elements and suggests them as you type.

Organize your story with time-tested outlines used by best-selling authors.

Spend less time organizing and planning. Spend more time growing your ideas into books.

Order and reorder your chapters and story elements without the hassle of copying and pasting.

Jot down your chapter notes quickly on the sidebar. Everything on one screen means never leaving your story.

Get a gods-eye view of your writing. Intuitively drag and drop to plot and rearrange your story.

Plot Quickly with Time-Tested Story Outlines

We dont believe in reinventing the wheel, but were fans of greasing it a bit. You can now use the same outlines used in world famous stories and movies right in LivingWriter. Well lead you through each step with detailed guidance. No other writing app out there will do that for you. The outlines include, the Three Act Structure, 27 Beat Chapter Plotting, The Heros Journey, Dan Harmons Story Circle, and many more!

27 Beat Chapter PlottingThe LivingWriter Board

No more moving files and text around to organize your stories. With the board feature, you get an intuitive, modern way to view your story. Simply drag and drop anything inside the board to rearrange your book, change up your plot or just marvel at how much youve written so far.

Store all your storys elements and LivingWriter will make them work for you. As you type a character name, location, etc. our editor will auto-suggest your elements. Clicking on your story elements will allow you to quickly access notes and other info for each element.

You wont find this in any other fiction writing app!

LivingWriter comes in both light and dark modes. You can easily switch between them with one click. This will come in handy when youre on a writing binge at night and your eyes start to hurt. You can keep using the best writing app in the world straight through to sunrise.

Writing goals helps you create a vision for your stories.

Visually seeing your goals will make a difference in your writing pace. Theres no novel writing software that shows you your goals as beautifully as we do. Goals and deadlines can be motivating!

Quickly add and update word count goals per section of your story.

Beyond word counts, you can add deadlines to your story to keep yourself on track.

Easy integration and support for National Novel Writing Month

Cloud Based So Your Creativity Doesnt Have to Stop

Most writing apps out there dont sync to the cloud, meaning you can only work from one device.

LivingWriter doesnt tie your creativity down to one location.

Companion apps available for iOS and Android so you can write on the go

Your work is saved in a secure Amazon AWS cloud with bank-level security

As long as you have access to the internet, you have access to your writing

Every word you type gets saved and with our revision histories, you can even go back to any point in time for each of your chapters

Even if your laptop decides to have a meltdown, rest assured that your work is safe.

LivingWriter automatically saves every letter you type. Writing software thats cloud-based is the future!

Your work gets saved constantly, safely, into our Amazon Cloud Infrastructure and then we back it up for you every 10 minutes.

Youre midway through your thrilling murder mystery, but you get the feeling its not suspenseful enough. Dont worry. LivingWriter is the only novel writing software with easy sharing and co-authoring features.

With one click of a button share your whole book or individual chapters with your friends or an editor

Share your story for just viewing or allow editing

Your notes for your chapters and story elements can be shared as well

Other writing programs werent meant to hold your 100,000 word masterpiece. Youd have to split your book up into separate docs to keep it from loading forever. With LivingWriter, each chapter and subchapter is self-contained, meaning a speedy load of your whole story every time.

Wrote half of your book already? All good. Import your existing stories from other programs with a couple of clicks, and see how much easier it is to finish your second half on LivingWriter.

If youre coming from other writing apps like Scrivener, dont worry. Youll be able to pick up on LivingWriter right where you left off.

LivingWriter works on an infinitely scalable Amazon AWS structure. No downtime or data loss ever. Were constantly backing up your data and holding to the industry standards of data security. This is online writing software done right.

Our staff are dedicated to improving your writing experience. Get in touch with us 24-7 to let us know how we can make your life easier. There is no online writing platform that caters to you like we do.

Weve got a roadmap, but were also always implementing new features suggested directly by our loyal writers. Were dedicated to your success. Our goal is to be the best writing app for you.

Casey Kerbs, Author of How To Lose Weight Without Losing Your MindWriting a book was so much harder than I thought it would be. Im so happy I found LivingWriter

I used LivingWriter for my second publication, and it cut my writing time in half

Alexander, Avignon, FranceIm incapable of organization, so LivingWriter was everything I needed to get my piece out there

Anthony Li, Author of Pathfinder Society

Writing software for fiction, non-fiction and beyond!

Most of our writers are spinning up fantasy, romance and science fiction stories. Weve made it easy to get all your creativity and fictional story elements into LivingWriter. No writing app does this better than we do.

When it comes to non-fiction we have templates for memoirs, biographies, self-help books and more. Weve already had six (that we know about) self-help books published after being written on our platform!

No other writing app or novel plotting software gives you the freedom that LivingWriter does. With our smart story elements, beautiful board and intuitive organization, you can have your entire world built before putting down your first word.

LivingWriter is free to start,so youve got nothing to lose.