Write for your audience. Is your chosen complexity appropriate and are your scenes flowing as they should? See paragraph by paragraph where your text might be more challenging than you want it to be.
Direct speech has to feel real.
Review your character’s conversations as if they were right in front of you. The Direct Speech mode fades out any text except dialog, so you can ensure that every talk flows naturally.
Style is not just a matter of taste.
Polishing your draft’s writing style is a crucial step towards ensuring a good read. The Style Analysis provides insightful feedback about potential stylistic weaknesses like fillerwords, vague verbs, violations of “Show, don’t tell” and much more.
Visualize Your Ideas.
Manifest your story.
What if you could literally see your plot unfolding? Papyrus Author offers you the Thinkboard, a canvas to visualize your ideas and form them into a story. Design mind maps, brainstorm topics, and lay out your narrative with pre-made genre templates.
Keep an eye on the time.
Ensure your plot is coherent so your readers don’t lose immersion by a logical mistake or contradiction. Line up your chapters, scenes and events on the Timeline, and keep a grasp of your story’s formula, flashbacks and time leaps included.
The Creative Suite That Writers Trust.
More than 75,000 authors write their books with Papyrus Author. When will you start?
Creative writing means a lot of notes, documents and projects. Access all of them comfortably from the Start Screen, no searching your computer for files needed.
Keep background info about characters, locations and items in dedicated sheets, which you can directly view from the text. Avatars give your characters a face.
Write in peace, knowing that backups of your work are generated automatically in the background. You can even access past versions to check your history.
When did you write that? Timestamps present the last change date of your text passages, paragraph by paragraph.
Track changes, such as text deletions, insertions and overrides, and make comments. You can follow who changed what, and when, with full Word compatibility.
Write between the lines. Ghost Text lets you store thoughts directly in your text that are not visible when printed or published.
Images and graphics
Are you planning to create a cookbook? You can precisely arrange images, graphics and tables in your document. Also store any atmospheric images on your Pinboard.
Where are your book’s stylistic ups and downs? The Style Statistics show you which chapters differ the most from your overall writing style.