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Category Archives: 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
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
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:
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
Beat Writer’s Block with Idea Spinner – my new tool for writers! Idea Spinner, my newest product for writers, is being released today for just $19.95. Starting with your initial concept, Idea Spinner sidesteps creative block and helps you quickly … Continue reading
A streaming video tutorial of the Dramatica Pro Help System is now available! The Help System Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 – Software Tutorial Part 3 – Theory Tutorial
A user’s email about StoryWeaver and Dramatica: “I want to thank you for creating StoryWeaver — and Dramatica Theory, as well. I’ve been dabbling in Dramatica and Dramatica Story Expert software for several months now. I’m so impressed with it’s … Continue reading
Click on the links to see streaming video demonstrations of the StoryGuide: The Story Guide Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 – Navigation Part 3 – The HelpView System Part 4 – Answering Questions Part 5 – HelpView in Action Part 6 – Answering Structural Questions … Continue reading
In this initial episode, we begin on the Dramatica Desktop and take a brief look at each feature on it. First up, the StoryGuide…
For most monitors, StoryWeaver text is a good, readable size in Windows. But, on some higher resolution monitors, it can be hard to read. While there is no font size adjustment in StoryWeaver, here is a work-around that really works! … Continue reading