- Writing Software/Tools -OpenOffice
Don't have word? Powerpoint? or Excel? This open source bundle is all you will need. It can save in windows word format, read powerpoints and much more.Notepad++
For coding, Notepad++ works wonders.
Works with a ton of languages.Celtx
This is the program I use for writing all of my (dialogue) scripts - games, plays, or films. There's also a graphic novel setting.
Makes formatting very easy. AV or Screen formats are best for games.StorybookAdobe Story
Adobe Story is great for script writing. You can work online or offline, and you can collaborate with your projects, and you can even export to PDF, XML, CSV, TXT, Microsoft Word, or Movie Magic Scheduling.yWriterRoughDraftAbiWordText Block WriterTypeWith.me/
This document text is synchronized as you type, so that everyone viewing this page sees the same text. This allows you to collaborate seamlessly on documents in your Web browser.
Go ahead - send the link to this page to a friend, colleague, or co-worker and watch the magic unfold!GoogleDocs
Similar to Typewith.me - I use this regularly for writing works that I need to access and edit from different computers/locations. It also supports multi-user with synchronizing writing and such. Very useful! (Submitted by Stern.
- Writing Resources/Tutorials -http://www.elfwood.com/farp/writing.htmlhttp://www.springhole.net/quizzes/marysue.htmWriting Articles
This one would be great for plotting out individual sections/dungeons for an RPG, I'd think. There are other nice articles here too. (Submitted by Hunterfox.
Some excellent tips from some truly top-notch names in writing. (Submitted by Hunterfox.
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