Features at a glance
• Help and
advice on how to write a novel from start to finish
Helps you plan, research and outline your story
It uses tried and proven writing methods
template advice to loosely fit your ideas
Includes a dedicated novel writers word processor
• Graphical Visualizer helps you keep it all together
checker and word analyzer/thesaurus
Comprehensive ‘Notes’ handling
• Facilities to
build your library of characters/story elements
Story boarding with characters/story element interactions
Advanced review and publishing tools.
and synthetic speech read-back
(Windows 7/Vista Only)
• Text and word
count analysis tools
• Advanced search and
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great gift for aspirant novelists”
The Independent newspaper
"NewNovelist hasn't changed the
way I do things; but it has made me get off my butt and
actually go do them; and for any writer, that can't be
Nick Ford - The Guardian –
Why use novel writing
Writing a book is hard. Writing
a novel that people want to publish and enjoy reading is really
To write a novel using a computer, you have two choices:
1) You can just use your computers word
Most people who take this approach normally run aground sooner
or later. Perhaps you can get away with it for a simple short
story but a novel..? You have your ideas, although there is the danger
you will end up looking at a blank computer screen. There is a
danger you will keep rewriting things. There is a danger you
will get so far and things will just ‘dry up’.
tremendous skill to constantly keep all your ideas fresh in your
mind and let them bubble up nicely into your novel at the right
place while providing that vital continuity. A word processor is a
multi-purpose tool for writing documents. A novel is a very
large document (usually 50,000 word or more). Can you keep
everything together and write that
amount of quality prose using just a text editor?
Using dedicated novel writing software
No Novel writing
package will write your book for you but they certainly can help you complete your novel
and make sure it is
Good novel writing software can relieve
you of the constant mechanics of keeping
everything in shape so you can concentrate on the important part
– your prose.
Great novel writing software provides you with
creative writing advice in the construction of your novel.
Advice that reflects the type of novel you are writing and
supports you in every chapter.
"NewNovelist helped as an
organizational tool, and as a spur when I seemed
to be losing sight of the destination".
Green, Head of English and Creative Writing,
Lancaster University, wrote "Hound" with
NewNovelist, published by Transworld
is an extremely useful piece of software for
anyone wanting to write a novel – it is easy to
use, and it incorporates part of the syllabus
from the Creative Writing Course at the
University of East Anglia."
Dr Louisa Joyner, former Creative Writing tutor,
University of East Anglia
Why Use NewNovelist?
There is a
bewildering choice of products available on the market today and
it can be difficult to find the one that’s best for you. When
NewNovelist 1 was first released in 2001 there was only a small
selection available. Over the past ten years the market has
continually grown. We have noticed that a lot of these new
products have a striking resemblance to NewNovelist. We have
also noticed that a lot of these new products concentrate
on only helping you organize yourself but have little or no creative
NewNovelist 3 uses the latest
technologies and contains all the ‘nice to haves’
but we have not
lost sight of our roots and what the software is actually for.
It is a complete novel writing software package – not just a
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• Extensive novel
templates and advice throughout
Select the template that best
fits your novel idea and NewNovelist will
automatically create the structure of your novel for
you. The structure also contains detailed writing
advice at every stage of your novel, is completely
flexible and can be changed to mold the uniqueness
of your work. As things evolve, you may want to
change the underlying template - no worries - you
can change it at any time!
Powerful resources/elements and story board handling
Create a rich set of characters, places, objects and
ideas for easy reference whenever you are writing.
Apply these resources to the different stages and
chapters in your novels storyboard to create
absorbing and powerful plots and sub plots
beautifully entwined in your novels direction and
• Visualizer to help
you instantly keep on top of your complete novel
When you are writing the Visualizer is just a single
click away. It provides a graphical corkboard and
'post-it' notes to allow you to quickly navigate
your complete novel, before returning to your
writing. This helps you to keep things in context
and not forget anything, at all times.
• Extensive reporting
You want to view or print
out a report on anything you have entered - you've
got it. Not only can you view all your information
on your computer screen, you can use the powerful
WYSIWYG print preview and printing facilities.
• Powerful novel publishing
How important is it to be able to easily
prepare you finished work for publishing? - we think
its vital! You can
print all or part of your
novel extremely easily in either the format you have
written it or use the Publishers Manuscript format
which magically creates a copy of your novel exactly
the way a publisher wants to see it. If you want to
distribute your novel electronically - you can by
creating an XPS or PDF* copy of your novel.
*Requires use of
pre-installed or free 3rd party printer drivers.
• Flexible import and export
Have you already started your novel using
another bit of software - no problem just import it,
then apply a template to it!. Want to edit it in
something else - you've got it, just export it.
If you have already started or written your
novel with NewNovelist version 2, you can just open
it directly in Newnovelist 3
*Import and export relies on
the Universal Rich Text Format (RTF)
• Powerful text analysis tools
Spell checking for the language you are writing
in, word analysis etc. - it's there!
Want to know how easy it is to read your
novel? - With the readability
analyzer you can use any one of the
methods (Flesch Kincaid, Gunning Fog etc.) that are
used by publishers, universities and even the
• Innovative working
Using the unique NewNovelist environment
everything is only a click away. No
huge menus and numerous popup boxes. Need the
internet while you are writing? - it's a single
click away with the Newnovelist integrated browser.
Set the mood while writing! - Using the
workspace themes you can change the feel of
NewNovelist at any time to fit with comfort
• Readback and Dictation
Want to check what you have written by someone
reading it back to you, it's there. Using the speech
synthesis engine, NewNovelist can read back your
novel to you and even any reports you are looking
at. It also has the book animation read to me
function which shows your writing in book form.
Windows Vista or 7 and tired fingers? Why not
dictate your novel to NewNovelist using speech
• Universal Windows
compatibility and easy install
If you are using Windows then there should be no
problem installing and using NewNovelist3 on your
computer. NewNovelist runs with the following
versions of Windows:
Windows 8/8.1 - All
Windows 7 - All
Windows Vista - All versions
XP - All versions with SP2 or above installed -
Please note some versions of
XP do not support dictation.
Installation is very easy.
Simply download the installation program and run it - You'll be
up and running in minutes!
These are just some of the features
- there are plenty more!
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