A novel is made up of many chapters and pages, introduces major and minor characters, contains plots
and sub-plots, incorporates folders of research material, and often involves first, second and third
drafts. Writing a novel is a major undertaking. Doing it well requires dedicated software.
You’re not writing a business document. So why use Word? You don’t need a bibliography or footnotes.
So why use Word? Creative writers use only a fraction of the functionality of a business tool like
Word — a tool that was not designed for them.
SmartEdit Writer and PageFour
are two software applications that we built for writers like you. Over a twelve year period we’ve put
together the perfect writing tool for novelists and short story writers.
A full project management and novel writing tool for professional and aspiring writers. Released in 2017.
Write your novel scene by scene and move those scenes around.
Attach notes to scenes and folders and see those notes next to you as you write.
Store images, files, and bookmarks to web pages in a special Research section.
Build up notes, pictures, descriptions and links — about characters, about locations, about plots and sub-plots.
Import Word documents and export your finished work as a single Word document.