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yWriter5 - Free writing software designed by an author, not a salesman

yWriter5 - Free writing software designed by an author, not a salesman
yWriter5 is designed for Windows XP, Vista and beyond. Win98 and Win2k users should be able to use it, but those operating systems are unsupported. These downloads contain yWriter5 version 5.2.1.1, dated 04/Jul/2014 Download yWriter5 installer (2.1mb) from the primary site. Optional zip version: yWriter5 Zipped Install (1.5mb) Mirror: computerbild.de yWriter5 mirror If you need them, yWriter2, yWriter3 and yWriter4 are still available. Installing on Windows: 1) Download the installation file. Just click Save. Click View Downloads: Once the downloads folder is open, locate the downloaded file and run your normal anti-virus scan on it. At this point you either trust me (and my company, Spacejock Software) and click 'Yes', or you click 'No' and delete the installer. 2) Follow the prompts to set it up. Installing on Mac OS X: This page contains instructions for installing yWriter5 and Mono on OS X. Installing on Linux: This page contains instructions for installing yWriter5 and Mono on Linux.

102 Resources for Fiction Writing « Here to Create UPDATE 1/10: Dead links removed, new links added, as well as Revision and Tools and Software sections. Are you still stuck for ideas for National Novel Writing Month? Or are you working on a novel at a more leisurely pace? Here are 102 resources on Character, Point of View, Dialogue, Plot, Conflict, Structure, Outlining, Setting, and World Building, plus some links to generate Ideas and Inspiration. Also, I recommend some resources for Revision and some online Tools and Software. Too many links? 10 Days of Character Building Name Generators Name Playground The Universal Mary Sue Litmus Test Priming the idea pump (A character checklist shamlessly lifted from acting) How to Create a Character Seven Common Character Types Handling a Cast of Thousands – Part I: Getting to Know Your Characters It’s Not What They Say . . . Establishing the Right Point of View: How to Avoid “Stepping Out of Character” How to Start Writing in the Third Person Web Resources for Developing Characters Speaking of Dialogue

Logiciels pour écrire un roman Plusieurs mois, j’ai cherché et essayé différents logiciels et utilitaires pour aider à écrire , planifier et structurer un plan d’écriture de roman ainsi que son manuscrit. Bien sûr, le processeur Microsoft Word rempli cette tâche pour la rédaction, mais pour découper le texte, déplacer des blocs et stimuler une hiérarchie de sous-textes ou d’avoir une barre de navigation et d’exploration de texte,Word cafouille et ne se prête pas à ces rigueurs qu’un auteur a besoin pour écrire son roman ou nouvelle. Voilà, je vous présente le fruits de mes recherches et labeurs. Pour autant que certains puissent vous satisfaire, je serais bien content. Vidatech : J’écris un roman et Phraséo J’ai acheté Phraséo l’hiver dernier (une centaine de dollars). J’écris un roman : Phraséo SpaceJock Ywriter 5 C’est le pendant Phraséo GRATUIT. Keynote TreePad

Best free software for writing: 10 programs to unleash your creativity Writers tend to make a very big deal of their tools, whether those tools are delicate pens or ancient typewriters. Increasingly, though, they'll talk about their software. Even the most genteel literary event can soon devolve into a fist-fight between fans of Scrivener and Ulysses (both of which cost around £27, US$40, AU$50). Microsoft Word is the default tool for many writers, but a subscription to Office 365 costs £59.99, US$69.99, AU$89 per year for one user – pretty steep if you only need the word processing element. There's often a better option for those of us starving in garrets: free software. Come with us as we discover the best free apps to turn your writing talent into something tangible. 1. Keep your mind on your work with the best free app for writers Blocks all distractions Timers and alarms Auto-save function Not suitable for editing Available for Linux, Windows and macOS, FocusWriter is designed to eliminate distractions so you can actually get on with the job of writing. 2.

Alice.org Using an innovative programming environment to support the creation of 3D animations, the Alice Project provides tools and materials for teaching and learning computational thinking, problem solving, and computer programming across a spectrum of ages and grade levels. Read more... Congratulations Dennis Cosgrove! The chief architect of the Alice Project received the A. Nico Habermann Educational Service Award from Carnegie Mellon University during Commencement Ceremonies on May 17, 2014. Read more Alice 3.x: Emphasis on object-oriented concepts and a full transition to the Java programming language. Alice 2.x: For learning logical and computational thinking skills and fundamental principles of programming. Alice 2.x © 1999-2014, Alice 3.x © 2008-2014, Carnegie Mellon University.

Stepcase Lifehack Desktop to iPad Blogging Workflow with Scrivener, Elements, Dropbox, and Marked One of the keys to a good life hack isn’t just finding the right technology to do the job, but actually finding the right combination of technologies to get the job done. Many of you wonder how us writer folks keep our writing projects on track and in sync, regardless of the where or when we’re doing our writing (sometimes we wonder ourselves, actually). I’ll tell you sometimes it’s not easy, until you find—and set up—the right apps and services to make things all come together. This post is all about how to go from your desktop to iPad and back and keeping everything a couple clicks away from being ready to publish online. The first, and most essential, part of this whole system is Dropbox. Next thing is the file format. With the foundations in place (Dropbox and text files), let’s move onto the actual writing part. The next part for the writing on the go element is, actually, Elements. The last bit of magic is Brett Terpstra’s app Marked (sorry Mac only).

Edgar the storyteller Apprenez à créer avec GIMP 2.8 ! "Apprendre Gimp, c’est trop difficile !" Combien de fois j’ai entendu cette phrase-là ! Beaucoup pensent qu’il est plus difficile d’apprendre Gimp à cause de son interface atypique qu'il a toujours eu et dont les utilisateurs de Windows ne sont pas habitués. Vous voulez apprendre le graphisme 2D, que ce soit pour pouvoir faire de la retouche photo, du webdesign ou des montages ou encore de la peinture numérique ? Et tout ça, à partir de zéro ! Des tutoriels séparés où on apprend un outil ou un truc, c’est bien, mais un cours structuré à jour pour apprendre pas à pas, c’est mieux et d’ailleurs, les besoins pour ce type de cours sont criants. Qu’apprendra-t-on dans ce big-tuto ? Dans l’optique de commencer à partir de zéro, je vais commencer par vous apprendre les bases essentielles à connaître, de la prise en main de l’interface jusqu’aux calques et sélections, en passant par les outils de peinture. Historique

Kreatives Denken.com | Von Heike Thormann, Expertin für kreatives Schreiben, Denken und eine kreative Lebensgestaltung 25 Things You Should Know About Plot Previous iterations of the “25 Things” series: 25 Things Every Writer Should Know 25 Things You Should Know About Storytelling 25 Things You Should Know About Character And now… 1. A plot is the sequence of narrative events as witnessed by the audience. 2. Some folks will ask, incorrectly, “What’s the plot?” 3. A plot functions like a skeleton: it is both structural and supportive. 4. The biggest plot crime of them all is a plot that doesn’t make a lick of goddamn sense. 5. The simplest motherfucker of a plot is this: things get worse until they get better. 6. Fiction is driven by characters in conflict, or, put differently, the flame of fiction grows brighter through friction. 7. Of course, the essence of the essential conflict — the one below all that Wo/Man versus stuff — is a character’s wants versus a character’s fears. 8. A plot grows within the story you’re telling. 9. 10. Plot offers the promise of Chekov and his gun, of Hitchcock and his bomb under the table. 11. 12. 13. 13. 14.

Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds Schriftsteller-werden Plot Development: How to write the climax and ending of your novel. by Glen C. Strathy* Plot development is something you should think about after you have written a brief plot outline (Part 3). Many writers, especially pantsers, don't like to think about how their plot develops until they've written most of the first draft, preferring to let the ending evolve organically out of what comes before. I believe, however, that you can save yourself a lot of time and effort in the long run by making a few decisions about how your plot develops and the nature of your story early on. Of course, your ending must make emotional and logical sense. Will Your Novel End Happily, Unhappily, Or Somewhere In Between? You may find this hard to believe, but – without at all becoming formulaic – story endings generally fall into four different categories. To make the first choice, you need to know your Story Goal or Problem, which is the foundation of your novel's plot. If the answer is no, then in classical terms, your novel will be a tragedy. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. (E.g. 2. (E.g.

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