Gutenberg Text Reformatting Tool

Gutenberg.org makes a lot of great public-domain books available, and we love them for it. But the way they format the texts (adding line breaks within paragraphs to force a fixed page-width, for instance) can make them unsuitable for some purposes. (Those added line breaks confuse our “What percentage of your story is dialog?” tool, for instance.)

So, we created another tool to quickly re-format text of this type.

Instructions

Paste the text from Gutenberg’s Plain Text option into the box below, and click Convert. The text will be replaced with a reformatted version.

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