Learn how to write a book with a comprehensive suite of writing tools.

Brainstorm great story ideas and create full story outlines in your private dashboard.

Find inspiration as you outline your story, profile compelling characters, and plot story arcs and individual scenes. Reach your writing goals with motivation from peer critiques and coaches and guidance on story craft from Now Novel's blog and courses.

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Create solo. Make progress together.

Get help every step of the writing process, from finding an idea you love to editing and publishing. We write alone but we learn, improve and make progress together.

Which of these is your biggest writing challenge?

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IMPROVING YOUR CRAFT:

Learn about the craft of writing and get practical help writing better characters, dialogue, plot, settings and more. Do practical exercises and read helpful examples to improve your ability to tell compelling stories.


POPULAR FEATURES:

  • 400+ free articles on writing craft
  • Coached and free writing courses
  • Writing workbooks with practical exercises
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STARTING YOUR STORY:

Use fun and structured online writing tools to flesh out your story. Create characters, brainstorm settings, and plan rising and falling action. Finish with a comprehensive outline of your story.


POPULAR FEATURES:

  • Build ideas and outline in your Story Dashboard
  • Add structure in the Scene Builder
  • Develop your settings using the World Builder
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DEVELOPING YOUR IDEAS:

Have your idea? A draft in progress? Next steps are sometimes hard to work out. Get pro feedback for improvement and accountability to stay motivated and finish your story.


POPULAR FEATURES:

  • Coaching by editors and authors
  • Critiques with constructive feedback
  • Groups for writing discussion
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An online novel writing course that's tailor-made to get you to actually write that book you've been thinking about.

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What members say:

STRUCTURED

I really love the structure the different steps provide. Each step is very thorough, but also very convenient. I also love all of the reference information that is provided - the guides, their forums, the questions the samples

— Anna

METHODICAL

Now Novel has provided me with a wealth of information in small, easy to digest, doses so that I can methodically go back to my work and improve one aspect at a time

— Eric

ORGANISED

A good, solid program to help guide new writers toward their first draft, first round of edits and first publish. The mentor program is also excellent!

— Ryan

EASY

Thank you, this tool is amazing and I'm finally able to lay all of this out in a way that is accessible to me. I'm seeing patterns that I hadn't noticed before and I'm able to restructure the entire story.

— Josh
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Start reaching your writing goals, today.

Streamline your process and delve deeper into your best ideas as you grow the the story you most want to tell.

*Get started with free tools, and upgrade as you progress.

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JOIN A DIVERSE WRITING COMMUNITY

Add your voice to 303,000+ monthly blog readers and the 1000+ new members each month who use Now Novel to improve, outline, discuss, develop and finish stories.

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