- Writing Software & Free Writing Resource for Novelists & Screenwriters Writing Tips & Writing Software

Screenwriting Software

Novel Writing Software - Story Development Software

Books and Videos on Writing

Writing with the Story Mind<br>1 hour audio program
Dramatica &



Buyer's Guide to
Writing Software
Novel Writing
Dramatica &
Bonus Package
Price Beating
Return Policy
Academic Prices


Movie Magic
Dramatica Pro
Writer's DreamKit
Power Structure
Between the Lines
Master Storyteller

Package Deals

Economy Package
Professional Package

Economy Package

Professional Package


12 Hour
Writing Course

Dramatica Software


Theory Basics

How to Create
Great Characters

vs. Passion

The Story Mind
Writing Characters
of the Opposite Sex


Theory Book

Storyweaving Tips
Tips & Tricks

Mental Relativity

Academic Prices

Movie Magic

Dramatica Pro
Final Draft




Writing Software & Free Writing Resources ~ 20,000 visitors/month ~ 30,000 customers since 1991

Welcome to Storymind.  We are the Creators of StoryWeaver & Co-creators of DramaticaAs writers ourselves, we have built to be two things: The most extensive library of free writer's resources on the internet and your source for the very best prices on the very best writing software tools.

So browse around.  Explore our collection of Articles, Classes in Streaming Video and Downloads of writing aids.  And when you are ready to buy writing software and tools, we hope you'll consider us.

With our Writer's Survival Kit Bonus Package, Price-beating Guarantee, and 90 Day Return Policy, you can't go wrong with Storymind.

Our Most Popular Products

StoryWeaver Story Development Software - $29.95

Our Bestseller!  By far, our most popular product, outselling all of our other products combined!  StoryWeaver takes you step by step through the entire process--from initial inspiration to completed novel or screenplay.  At just $29.95, StoryWeaver is affordable for any writer.  (Details)

Movie Magic Screenwriter<br>Plus FREE Bonus!

Movie Magic Screenwriter - $149.95

is one of two industry standard word processing screenplay formatters, the other being Final Draft.  Each of these programs offers a complete suite of screenwriting tools to make your next script a breeze to write.  (Details

Dramatica Pro 4.0<br>Plus FREE Bonus!

Dramatica Pro - $179.95

Unlike any other story development product, Dramatica Pro uses a patented Story Engine to interactively help you build a structure, find and fix dramatic holes and inconsistencies.  (Details)

Dramatica Writers DreamKit 4.0

Dramatica Writer's DreamKit - $49.95

Little brother to Dramatica Pro, Writer's DreamKit is built around the same patented Story Engine - it just tracks fewer story points.  So, you develop the same solid story structure, just with fewer details.  Perfect for beginning writers or those new to Dramatica. (Details)

20 hour Writing<br>Course on CD ROM<br>featuring Dramatica

12 Hour Writing Course on DVD - $19.95

This intense program features 12 hours of video documenting the entire college-level course in creative writing given by Melanie Anne Phillips, creator of StoryWeaver and co-creator of Dramatica.  Just $19.95  (Details)

$179.95                       $29.95          

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

About Dramatica and StoryWeaver

Hi, I'm Melanie Anne Phillips, creator of StoryWeaver, co-creator of Dramatica and owner of  If you have a moment, I'd like to tell you about  these two story development tools - what each is designed to do, how each works alone on a different part of story development and how they can be used together to cover the entire process from concept to completion of your novel or screenplay.

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 Dramatic 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.

StoryWeaver Demo
Dramatica Demo

$29.95padFormat: Windows / Mac CD-ROM

  $29.95padFormat: Windows Download

$29.95padFormat: Mac OSX Download

Download ~ $179.95 

Boxed version ~ $199.95

Student or Teacher?
Get Dramatica Pro for just $99.95! is the brainchild of  Melanie Anne Phillips, creator of StoryWeaver and Co-creator of Dramatica.

Since 1991 has been a premiere web site of information and tools for writers.  We receive over 20,000 visitors every month, and have filled over 30,000 orders for writers all over the world.  

Here you will find articles on writing techniques, free online video presentations of writing classes, free downloads and more!

Should you be interested in products for writers, we will beat any price from any other authorized dealer.  Plus, you'll receive our famous Writer's Survival Kit Bonus Package FREE with ANY Purchase.

So, browse around.  Check out the free tips, classes, and software.  And when you are ready to buy, we hope you will consider us.

With our FREE Bonus Package, 90 day return policy, and 110% price beating guarantee, you can't go wrong with Storymind!

       Browse all videos



Browse All
Most Popular
Theme & Genre
Writer's Block
Story Structure


Story Structure
Story Theory
Dramatica Pro


eBooks, Guides
Demos & Trials

Top Articles

Be a Storyweaver
NOT a Story Mechanic!
How to Create
Great Characters!
A Novelist's
Bag of Tricks
A Screenwriter's
Bag of Tricks
Character Arc 101
Heroes and Villains
Avoiding the
Genre Trap
Creating Characters
from Plot

Browse All Articles

Top Classes

Progressive Plot Points
Audience Reach
A Story is an Argument
Dramatica Theory
The Story Mind
Time Locks and
Option Locks
Four Throughlines
Part One
Four Throughlines
Part Two

Browse All Classes

Top Downloads

StoryWeaver Demo
Dramatica Demo
Movie Magic Demo
Power Structure Demo
Theory Book
Comic Book
Structure Chart

Browse All Downloads

Subscribe to Storymind Writing Tips Newsletter


Contact Us - About Us - Lowest Price Guarantee - Shipping - Return Policy - Bonus Package

Copyright Melanie Anne Phillips - Owner,, Creator Storyweaver, Co-creator Dramatica

Contact Us - About Us - Lowest Price Guarantee - Shipping - Return Policy - Bonus Package

Copyright Melanie Anne Phillips - Owner,, Creator Storyweaver, Co-creator Dramatica

Questions?  Email us at

Prefer to order by mail or fax?
Click here for information.

Get the Writer's Survival Kit
FREE with ANY Purchase!

We'll beat ANY Advertised Price! 
AND, if you see a lower price within 30 days
we'll refund the difference!

90 Day Full Money-Back Guarantee!
Return item within 90 days for a full refund
of your original purchase price!