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Free software to help you write a best-selling novel

You don’t need to be Ernest Hemingway to have a burning desire to write a book. What you do need is determination, patience and a place to write.

For many aspiring writers, the hardest part is simply getting started. If you’ve never written a novel, you might not know that there are word processors designed specifically for book writing. This download is one of them.

I’m talking about yWriter6.

It’s free software to help you write a best-selling novel.

yWriter6 is a word processor that breaks your novel into chapters and scenes, helping you keep track of your work while leaving your mind free to create. It will not write your novel for you, suggest plot ideas or perform creative tasks of any kind.

The word processor is free to download and use, but you’re encouraged to register your copy if you find it useful.

If you’re a beginner to the writing process, this software can be extremely helpful. You might think a regular word processor is all that you need, but after writing 30,000 words you’ll realize it’s not.

Once you’ve written thousands of words, you could have missing scenes and chapters with notes all over your desk. It can be a real struggle. yWriter6 helps you organize everything so you can keep things straight.

Download instructions

To download yWriter6, click on the link we’ve provided below inside the blue box. If you’re reading this article using the app, you might not see the blue box. If not, click here to see it.

After clicking the link and navigating to the yWriter6 page, click on “Downloads” on the left-hand side of the page. You will be taken to the download page and can select either the yWriter6 installer, which is a self-installing exe file. Or, download the zipped version and execute it once it’s installed.

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