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Here you'll find programs, plugins, and pictures to download. All of them are either YWO- or writer-oriented, although most of them were not created by YWO or its members. Note that YWO and its staff are not responsible for any unwanted behavior or affects of these downloads. Use them at your own risk.
Suggest More: If you have any programs or tools that you think should be here, or if you've made any desktop backgrounds, please give us a link to it, and we'll try to add it to this page.

Made For Link Description
Windows Apple Idea Knot Write documents that contain ideas written quickly at the instant inspiration hits you, then organize these ideas together into relevant groups.

Cost:        Mac OS X: Free        Windows: $19.95
Broswer Addons
Firefox LeechBlock LeechBlock is a simple productivity tool designed to block those time-wasting sites that can suck the life out of your writing day. All you need to do is specify which sites to block and when to block them.
Firefox PageAddict PageAddict is a Firefox extension that will help you monitor your Internet addiction. Once you install it, choose PageAddict from the Tools menu to display a summary of the writing time you wasted on each web site for each day, and a graph.
Search Plugins
Firefox IE 7 YWO Search Made by YWO: This will allow you to search Young Writers Online with the search box in your browser's toolbar. Results are displayed in Google.
Firefox IE 7 Google Books You can search Google books for limited previews of many published books, as well as full access to many other books.
Website Apps
Facebook Myspace iRead (Facebook)
iRead (MySpace)
Books iRead is a large, popular book application for both Facebook and MySpace. With iRead, you can list, rate and write reviews for the books you have read. You can also browse what friends and other iReaders are reading and what they are saying about the books you are considering reading.
Facebook NaNoWriMo App Track your word count and other stats from, the official web site for the National Novel Writing Month. Displays your word count in your profile, refreshing on a regulary basis.
Desktop Backgrounds
  Post-It Wallpaper Made by YWO: This background has four sticky notes on a cork board that spell out ""
  Books Wallpaper Made by YWO: This background has a picture of every book that was available from the YWO Bookstore. The Bookstore is no longer here, but basically it let people add book pictures to their profile as rewards for critiques.

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