Manuskript is an open source tool for writers. It provides a rich environment
to help writers create their first draft and then further refine and edit
- Writing modes: Manuskript offers two writing modes: one “fiction” mode
with all the tools for fiction writers (summary, characters, plot,
world/context, etc.), and one “simple” mode, with only the writing tab.
- Outliner: You can organize your thoughts and snippets in a hierarchical
manner. Organize them as you wish, reorganize them on the go.
- Customizable distraction-free mode: Get rid of all distraction while
writing or lock yourself until you’ve reached a certain goal.
- Novel assistant: Use the snowflake method to grow your single genius idea
in a coherent whole, with complex characters, intricate plots and detailed
- Open and plain-text file format: Depending on your configuration,
everything is either stored zipped in one single file or as several small
text files in one folder (to allow versioning and collaborative editing).
- Index Cards: Use index cards to organise your thoughts: notes, scenes,
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