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Papyrus Author

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Papyrus Author is the complete writing suite, tailor-made for today’s author.

Where are you in the writing process?

Start Writing and Stay Writing.

Get in the flow and get those words on the page. Lightning-fast and intuitive, Papyrus Author provides a user-friendly work surface for a frictionless writing experience. Put tools like our built-in Grammar Checker and Style Analysis to work, or keep things streamlined for optimum focus.
Automatic backups let you retrieve accidental deletions days or even weeks later.

Manage Your Characters and Research

Got a colorful cast? The dedicated character section “My Characters” helps you keep a handle on everyone in your story. Track appearances, traits, and motivations of your protagonists as they evolve. Double-click a name to reveal stats like where and how often that character shows up in the text.

Like a virtual filing cabinet, our research tools save and sort all the legwork that goes into your book project. Drag and drop text or images from your browser into your Papyrus document. Metadata such as access time and URL are automatically saved. Forever, if you want.

Plot Your Ideas with the Thinkboard.

What transforms a mere idea into a great story? Plotting.

The Papyrus Thinkboard puts the power of mind mapping at your fingertips. Move, group, and connect your ideas on screen and watch your imagination take shape. The Thinkboard replaces all those notes and paper scraps cluttering your desk.

Find out why 40,000 authors
already use Papyrus Author

"I can put it simply: Papyrus is THE best text processing software for writers of all kind. Papyrus goes all the way with you, from first ideas to published book."

Bestselling Author Andreas Eschbach

2017-06-23T14:05:50-05:00

Bestselling Author Andreas Eschbach

"I can put it simply: Papyrus is THE best text processing software for writers of all kind. Papyrus goes all the way with you, from first ideas to published book."
"For years I’ve looked for the perfect piece of software for writing, editing and formatting my novels. I finally found that software, Papyrus Author."

Ben Brown

2017-07-07T17:58:54-05:00

Ben Brown

"For years I’ve looked for the perfect piece of software for writing, editing and formatting my novels. I finally found that software, Papyrus Author."
"Never ever without Papyrus Author!"

Claudia Winter

2018-04-10T17:34:58-05:00

Claudia Winter

"Never ever without Papyrus Author!"
Papyrus Author's features are simply thrilling besides being very useful. The story database is a very powerful tool for writers like me who have endless places, characters and, well, whatever there is in the story.

Thomas Sand

2018-04-10T17:39:31-05:00

Thomas Sand

Papyrus Author's features are simply thrilling besides being very useful. The story database is a very powerful tool for writers like me who have endless places, characters and, well, whatever there is in the story.
"Papyrus is the secret to turning good books into great ones."

Bernhard Hennen

2018-04-10T17:32:54-05:00

Bernhard Hennen

"Papyrus is the secret to turning good books into great ones."

Stay Organized – No Matter How Big Your Story Grows.

Never lose track of your scenes or chapters again. The Navigator is a live overview of your book’s structure as the story grows and shifts. This highly customizable outline tool lets you step back and see the overall shape of your book, or zoom in to individual events.

Built-in Editing for That Extra Polish.

Writing isn’t just an art – it’s also a craft. Like a second pair of eyes, Papyrus Author’s Style Analysis highlights missteps like filler words, repetitions and overlong sentences.

Developed in close collaboration with best-selling authors, this tool offers three options of editing strength. The final decision on changes always rests with you, making you a better, more self-aware writer as time goes on.

Create Publication-Ready E-Books, PDFs and Editor-Friendly Manuscripts.

When it’s time to get your story out into the world, Papyrus Author takes you all the way over the finish line. Transform your manuscript into a complete, polished e-book file (mobi or epub) or a high-res PDF in just a few clicks. Book info & author bio included. If you have a publisher, Papyrus will help you create editor-friendly manuscripts. Publishing couldn’t be easier.

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Experience what Papyrus Author can do for your writing career.