Category Archives: Writing Software

About StoryWeaver Software…

A writer recently asked: Just purchased the software. But am clueless how to use it and how to derive the maximum benefit out of it. Kindly mail me the links/articles which will help me understand the program and its concept … Continue reading

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StoryWeaver Writing Software Walk Through Video

By Melanie Anne Phillips In this overview video I introduce the concept behind StoryWeaver and explore its key features.  Read my additional text below the video for more details… When I created the first version of StoryWeaver way back in 2001, … Continue reading

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Is Your Story Driven by Action or Decision?

By Melanie Anne Phillips Here’s some text I wrote about the difference between an action-driven story and a decision-driven story, excerpted from Dramatica Story Development Software. ***** Some stories are driven by actions.  Others are forced along by decisions.  All … Continue reading

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Creating Characters with Dramatica Writing Software

By Melanie Anne Phillips Dramatica Story Development Software has many powerful tools for creating and developing characters.  This video clip provides an introduction to all of them. Not only will this help you if you use Dramatica, but even if … Continue reading

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Writing Stories with a “Collective” Goal

By Melanie Anne Phillips This article is excerpted from my book, 50 Sure-Fire Storytelling Tricks! In it, you’ll learn how some goals are not one thing everyone is after, but one kind of thing. ******* Some novice writers become so wrapped … Continue reading

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StoryWeaver Story Development Software Video Walkthrough

By Melanie Anne Phillips This video shows you around my StoryWeaver Story Development Software. Need personalized story development help? Click below to learn about my story consulting service:

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How do you import a Word document into Dramatica?

Quick answer: You can copy and paste text from any Word document into any question in Dramatica. But, having said that, there is no reason to import a complete story or Word document into Dramatica. Dramatica is not a word … Continue reading

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