Mariner Software today announced their republishing agreement of the popular novel writing application, Avenir. The product will make its public debut with the introduction of the new title under the Mariner brand and major update, StoryMill 3.0, in January 2008. Described as part word processor, part database and offering a “timeline view” feature, StoryMill provides the tools writers need to manage the creative process from inception to publication. StoryMill 3.0 will be available, for sale and trial, in early January. [ Price: US$49.95 ~ Requires: Mac OS X 10.4 or later ~ Free trial will be available ]