Alternatives to Writer's Blocks

  • Scrivener

    Typewriter. Ring-binder. Scrapbook. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Tailor-made for creating long manuscripts, Scrivener banishes page fright by allowing you to com…

    Freemium Commercial Linux Mac iPad iPhone Windows

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  • Scapple

    Scapple is an easy-to-use tool for getting ideas down as quickly as possible and making connections between them. It isn’t exactly mind-mapping software—it’s more like a freeform text editor that allows you to make notes anywhere on the page and to …

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Writer's Cafè

    Writer's Café is a set of power tools for all fiction writers, whether experienced or just starting out. The heart of Writer's Café is StoryLines, a powerful but simple to use story development tool that dramatically accelerates the creation and str…

    Commercial Linux Mac Windows

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  • Plot Factory

    A tailor-made writing application for fiction writers that lets you plan, organize, and write stories and series. You can create story outlines from pre-defined templates, create and manage rich and interesting characters, build immersive fictional …

    Freemium Web-Based Software as a Service (SaaS)

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  • Throughline

    This program uses index cards to organise information, especially for writers.A noteable feature is the ability to nest index cards inside other index cards.

    Freemium Windows

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