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The program is a word processing program that breaks down each scene into its own file, making it easier to move scenes around within a folder specifically for the project. yWriter comes with tools many writers will find useful, like [[character]] descriptions, location listings and the like. You can set up a [[word count]] and other goals and the program will devise a work schedule for you, letting you know if you're ahead or behind.
 
The program is a word processing program that breaks down each scene into its own file, making it easier to move scenes around within a folder specifically for the project. yWriter comes with tools many writers will find useful, like [[character]] descriptions, location listings and the like. You can set up a [[word count]] and other goals and the program will devise a work schedule for you, letting you know if you're ahead or behind.
 
Each scene is designated a completion level from outline through final draft. Each character can be tracked by the number of scenes they appear in. Scenes can be assigned different priorities as well.
 
Each scene is designated a completion level from outline through final draft. Each character can be tracked by the number of scenes they appear in. Scenes can be assigned different priorities as well.
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* [http://www.spacejock.com/yWriter5.html yWriter5]
  
 
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Revision as of 23:16, 26 December 2010

yWriter is a free novel-writing program designed by Spacejock Software, currently in its fifth version. It was created by NaNoWriMo participant Simon Hayes, author of the Hal Spacejock series of books. The program is a word processing program that breaks down each scene into its own file, making it easier to move scenes around within a folder specifically for the project. yWriter comes with tools many writers will find useful, like character descriptions, location listings and the like. You can set up a word count and other goals and the program will devise a work schedule for you, letting you know if you're ahead or behind. Each scene is designated a completion level from outline through final draft. Each character can be tracked by the number of scenes they appear in. Scenes can be assigned different priorities as well.

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