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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

Banish Writer’s

Block Forever!


Learn Story Structure
in this 113 part course
from the co-creator
of Dramatica!


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Idea Spinner sidesteps creative block and quickly creates an extensive idea web from you initial concept.

In this two-hour video program you’ll learn what story structure really is, where it comes from, its key elements and how to incorporate them in your novel or screenplay for a more complete and consistent story.

Presented by Melanie Anne Phillips, co-creator of the Dramatica theory of Story Structure.

Program One describes a new way of looking at and applying structure to your story.

Introduction to Story Structure StoryWeaving Seminar in Streaming Video Click on any picture or title to access that program

A FREE Three-Hour Course

Secrets of Story Structure Audio Program


of Story


This three-hour 43 part streaming audio program is presented by both Dramatica Theory co-creators Melanie Anne Phillips and Chris Huntley in their only published story structure seminar as co-instructors.

In it, you’ll get trips, tricks and techniques for perfect structure not available anywhere else.

A FREE 2-Hour Video program