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Category Archives: StoryWeaver Software
Inspiration can come from many sources: a conversation overheard at a coffee shop, a newspaper article, or a personal experience to name a few. And, inspiration can also take many forms: a snippet of dialogue, a bit of action, a … Continue reading
When Chris Huntley and I created the Dramatica Theory of Narrative Structure back in the early 90’s, we originally envisioned it as the end-all of story models – the one single paradigm that explained it all. In fact, it was – … Continue reading
The StoryWeaver Method is a step by step approach to developing your novel or screenplay. StoryWeaver will help you create your story’s world, who’s in it, what happens to them, and what it all means. The StoryWeaver Method ~ Step … Continue reading
StoryWeaver is a list of over 200 questions, each building on the last as you develop your story step by step. You start with the first question, then just go down the list, one question at a time, follow the … Continue reading
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
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
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:
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
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