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Creative Development

We have developed Story Planner Tools based on author comments that tools integrated into Microsoft Word would be most helpful. As an Add-in, the features of Story Planner Tools show up in a Word tool bar in Word 2002 and 2003 and as a new ribbon in Word 2007 and 2010. While developed for authors, any writer may use the parsing tool to improve their works. For an indepth description of Story Planner Tools, check out the documentation.

New as of August 2017: Synonyms--The Synonym function is now a Synonym / Antonym function and expands the size of the returned set of synonyms or antonyms. Story Planner Tools extracts synonyms and antonyms from and displays them in a form. It still does not extract ALL the words available at Thesaurus.Com. That will come in a future update.

Plots--A plot can be merged into a structure. The plots come from Ronald Tobin's definitions in his book 20 Master Plots.

  • Writing is emotion. Samples of showing emotion are but two clicks away. two clicks away.
  • Eight character archetypes are described to help the author layout the story .
  • From story and plot, to passion and conflict, the necessary elements of any creative literary work are described.
  • The Parse form provides a range of tools that look for common syntax and grammar issues. The author can even define his/her own analysis buttons. 
  • Choose from a variety of story structure Word templates (Mythic, Rollercoaster, and 3 Act) upon which to build your Use the comprehensive, integrated help.
  • Download Story Planner Tools Word Addin for free and purchase for $25 only after you are convinced you want it.
  • Footnote and Endnote support is available.
Why be strapped to multiple writing tools when one will do. If you use Microsoft Word, ill do. If you use Microsoft Word, Story Planner Tools will become an intuitive tool in your writing. 

Use Story Planner Tools  to take you through the process of developing your novel...and do it in Word. 

We're so sure you will find Story Planner Tools to be an essential tool in your creative process that we offer you the free download. Purchase it when you are convinced it is a tool you want in your writer's tool chest.

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