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A step by step approach to story development, from concept to completed story for your novel or screenplay. More than 200 interactive Story Cards guide you through the entire process.

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Dramatica Pro 4.0<br>Plus FREE Bonus!

The most powerful story structuring software available, Dramatica is driven by a patented "Story Engine" that cross-references your dramatic choices to ensure a perfect structure.

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Movie Magic Screenwriter


Movie Magic Screenwriter<br>Plus FREE Bonus!

The most advanced screenwriting software available, Movie Magic is deemed a "preferred file format" by the Writer's Guild. An industry standard, MMS is used by professionals and studios around the world.

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Throughline Index Cards


Interactive index cards - Name them, add notes, titles, colors, click and drag to re-arrange, adjust font, save, export and print. An essential tool for every writer.


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Story Development Software for Windows
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$179.95  Download for Windows     

$179.95  CD for Windows               

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About Dramatica:

Dramatica will improve your story or your money back!

90 Day Money-Back Guarantee:

If you don't find your story deeper, more complete, and more meaningful after using Dramatica for 90 days, you can return the software for a full refund of the purchase price!

Dramatica is the only story development software to receive four stars from Writer's Digest magazine. It is also praised by Wired magazine and CNN.

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Features and Screen Shots:

desktoptn.gif (4335 bytes) Main Dramatica Desktop Your gateway to all Dramatica's key features
storyguidetn.gif (2375 bytes) StoryGuide A question list that can take you step by step from concept to completed treatment
storyenginetn.gif (4004 bytes) Story Engine Make changes in your dramatic structure and see the story-wide effect on other key aspects of your story
buildcharacterstn.gif (3705 bytes) Build Characters Create archetypal or complex characters and predict their relationships based on their traits
plotprogressiontn.gif (2236 bytes) Plot Progression Let Dramatica predict the order of events needed to support your structure, or choose the order directly and let Dramatica predict the structure
themebrowsertn.gif (3275 bytes) Theme Browser Choose your thematic topics and see how they will affect your characters and plot.
scenecreationtn.gif (1661 bytes) Exposition Map Work out how you will unfold your story before you write
reportstn.gif (5042 bytes) Reports Let Dramatica "psychoanalyze" your characters, plot, and theme. Print out a sequential outline of your entire story

Dramatica doesn't write your story for you, but cross-references your dramatic choices to ensure a sound structure before your write.

With Dramatica's help, you'll know if a problem is caused by what you are saying or how you are saying it. You'll know which characters will be changed by their experiences and specifically in which ways. You'll know with absolute certainty "what happens in act 2" and the precise order of events. You'll develop a theme that is shaded and toned, rather than ham-handed and simplistic.

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*Try either or both for 90 days.  Not working for you?  Return for a full refund of your purchase price!

About Dramatica and StoryWeaver

What They Do

Dramatica is a tool to help you build a perfect story structure.  StoryWeaver is a tool to help you build your story's world.

Dramatica focuses on the underlying logic of your story, making sure there are no holes or inconsistencies. 

StoryWeaver focuses on the creative process, boosting your inspiration and guiding it to add depth, detail and passion  to your story.

How They Do It

Dramatica has the world's only patented interactive Story Engine™ which cross-references your answers to questions about your dramatic intent, then finds any weaknesses in your structure and even suggests the best ways to strengthen them.

StoryWeaver uses a revolutionary new creative format as you follow more than 200 Story Cards™ step by step through the story development process.  You'll design the people who'll inhabit your story's world, what happens to them, and what it all means.

How They Work Alone

By itself Dramatica appeals to structural writers who like to work out all the details of their stories logically before they write a word.

By itself, StoryWeaver appeals to intuitive writers who like to follow their Muse and develop their stories as they go.

How They Work Together

But, the finished work of a structural writer can often lack passion, which is where StoryWeaver can help.  And the finished work of an intuitive writer can often lack direction, which is where Dramatica can help.

So, while each kind of writer will find one program or the other the most initially appealing, both kinds of writers can benefit from both programs.

Try Either Program Risk Free!

We have a 90 Day Return Policy here at Storymind.  Try either or both of these products and if you aren't completely satisfied we'll cheerfully refund your purchase price.

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