The ultimate cloud-based fiction writing
software.

Dabble is an easy-to-use online writing tool, packed with helpful features that allows beginning novelists and published authors to create amazing stories.

Like Scrivener. Minus the Learning Curve.

Words written in Dabble:
0
Today
1,000,000
All Time
Actual live word-count feed

(The entire Lord of the Rings series – including The Hobbit – has 576,789 words.)

Writing a book is challenging. Your writing tool shouldn't be.

Act on your inspiration with access anywhere

Never lose a word with our cloud-based writing tool that lets you access (and save) your story anywhere.

Organize your ideas and plan plot points

Develop your characters, plot your novel, and setting with feature-rich plotting and notation tools.

Become the writer you want to be

You were made to create. Dabble was made to help you.

Do it all with Dabble.

Don't let your word processor drag your process down.

Ironically enough, traditional word processors weren’t designed for writers. Dabble’s book-writing software was developed for writers, by a writer.

Avoid plot twists with online/offline backup.

We love a good horror story, but our software for book writing ensures you don’t experience one. Cloud and local storage work double-duty to make sure you never lose a word.

Rely on your writing tool.

We believe that an app for writing a book should be fully equipped to support you at every stage of the writing process – from plotting storylines and character development to your daily word count.

Everything you need to love the process:

Backup and sync to the cloud, seamlessly.

Drag and drop scenes and characters.

View story notes while you write.

Set word count goals and deadlines.

Fiction without the friction.

Dabble is the best app for writing a book. Here’s why writers of all genres rely on Dabble to bring their story to life:

Features
Word
Google Docs
Scrivener
Dabble
Cloud Back Up
(sort of)
Access on any device
Simple & easy interface
Goal tracking
Focus Tools
(some)
Plotting tools
Collaboritive Writing

Reviews

"I wanted to thank you again for providing the interface and functionality I wanted. Scrivener was too complex and syncing was fraught with peril. Novlr lost my stories."

Lorene

"I just want you to know how awesome I think Dabble is. This is a really worthwhile app for any writer and while it is geared towards the novel would be useful for any long form writing. This is a fantastic product."

Jessica

"I just want to let you guys know that I am in love with my experience with Dabble. I look forward to writing just to see my stuff laid out in front of me."

Anna

"Dabble remains my new favorite thing. I spent last night trying out every browser-based novel-writing tool in existence. And I'm back here with Dabble this morning. :)"

Doug

"So far it has been wonderful! It motivates me to take things one step at a time with creating my first novel!"

Mariah

"I love what you are doing and have already signed up to continue past the free trial. This product gives me so much flexibility and peace of mind. Just knowing if my computer goes belly up that my work is safe is an enormous thing. So thank you and I can't wait for the goal tracker!"

Terri

Ready to Dabble?

Start writing now with a 14-day free trial that comes with access to all Premium features. Lifetime plans and student discounts available.

Basic

Start writing and stay organized.

Save 20% with an annual subscription.

$10/month USD
Unlimited manuscripts.
Cloud backup and sync.
Access on any device.
Goals and stats.
Manuscript Organization.
Spell check.
Text highlighting.
Email support.
GET STARTED
No credit card required.
Change or cancel your plan at any time..
Standard

Fully develop your plot and story.

Save 20% with an annual subscription.

$15/month USD
Includes everything in Basic plus:
Plot Grid.
Story notes.
Focus mode.
Dark mode.
Sticky notes.
Comments.
GET STARTED
No credit card required.
Change or cancel your plan at any time..
Premium

The choice of writers on a publishing track.

Save 20% with an annual subscription.

$20/month USD
Includes everything in Standard plus:
Advanced grammar and style checks.
Co-authoring.
Priority support via chat.
GET STARTED
No credit card required.
Change or cancel your plan at any time..
Basic

Start writing and stay organized.

Save 20% with an annual subscription.

$8/month USD
Unlimited manuscripts.
Cloud backup and sync.
Access on any device.
Goals and stats.
Manuscript Organization.
Spell check.
Text highlighting.
Email support.
GET STARTED
No credit card required.
Change or cancel your plan at any time..
Standard

Fully develop your plot and story.

Save 20% with an annual subscription.

$12/month USD
Includes everything in Basic plus:
Plot Grid.
Story notes.
Focus mode.
Dark mode.
Sticky notes.
Comments.
GET STARTED
No credit card required.
Change or cancel your plan at any time..
Premium

The choice of writers on a publishing track.

Save 20% with an annual subscription.

$16/month USD
Includes everything in Standard plus:
Advanced grammar and style checks.
Co-authoring.
Priority support via chat.
GET STARTED
No credit card required.
Change or cancel your plan at any time..
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