Ever tried writing a complex document such as a novel or thesis? Using a traditional word processor can sometimes be difficult because, before you know it, you have thousands of words and ideas in no logical order and it becomes really difficult to organise everything into a sensible structure.
There's a really neat program for Windows called yWriter than can help. It's like a personal information manager for writers. Split your document into chapters or other sections, and there are separate windows for the text, notes, and so on. Getting an overview of the work in progress, without seeing all the text, is easy. And there is a constantly updated set of stats about how many words in each chapter, and how many words you've written today.
Best of all, yWriter is free (registration costs money but is entirely optional). And a brand new release of the software, version 6, was recently published.
yWriter 6 is available at http://www.spacejock.com/yWriter6.html and is a reputable site according to Web of Trust. The installer is only 2 MB and is malware-free according to VirusTotal.
Note that we recommend you download the Zip file, rather than the self-extracting installer, from the download page mentioned above.
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