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Free Writing Tips

Write Your Novel

Step by Step

50 Sure-Fire
Storytelling Tricks

A Few Words

About Theme

Secrets of
Story Structure



10 Essential Tips for Beginning Writers

A Novelist’s

Bag of Tricks!

A Screenwriter’s

Bag of Tricks!

How to Create
Great Characters

Your Plot
Step by Step

Character Arc 101

How to Beat
Writer’s Block

Introducing Characters

(first impressions)

Heroes & Villains

Protagonist &


Four Essential
Plot Points

12 Essential Questions
Writers Should Answer

What is

Story Structure?

Plot vs. Exposition

Dramatica Theory Book

Creating Characters

from Plot

Be a Story Weaver

NOT a Story Mechanic


Development Tricks!

“Here” is a
Four Letter Word

Conflict can limit

Your Characters

Creating Characters
From Scratch

Avoiding the

Genre Trap

Go from concept to completion with this interactive story development software!.

Index Cards

Click and drag to create timelines and organize your story materials.


Twelve Hour Writing Course In Streaming Video Idea Spinner

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Section 1: Trial Versions of Writing Software

Section 2: Story Structure eBooks & Guides

Trial Versions of Writing Software

Throughline ~ Interactive Index Cards

Fully Functional “Light Edition” (LE)

Windows Download

StoryWeaver ~ Step by Step Story Development

Write you Novel or Screenplay Step by Step

Windows Download          Macintosh Download

Movie Magic Screenwriter ~ Screenplay Formatter

Industry standard formatter, used by professionals

Windows Download           Macintosh Download

Dramatica Pro 4 ~ Story Structuring Software

Analyzes your story's structure, finds holes and inconsistencies and suggests fixes.

Windows Download       Macintosh Download

Section 2 - Story Structure eBooks & Guides

Dramatica Graphic Novel (pdf)

Graphic Novel style overview of the Dramatica Theory

Dramatica Story Structure Chart (pdf)

Pintable chart of Dramatica's Story Elements

Dramatica Charts and Tables (pdf)

Complete set of all Dramatica structural visualizations

Dramatica Dictionary for Writers (pdf)

Practical definitions of hundreds of dramatic terms

Dramatica Pro Worksheets (pdf)

Fill-in story structure worksheets from Dramatica Pro

Dramatica DreamKit Worksheets (pdf)

Interactive worksheets from the Writer's DreamKit

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