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Story Planner for Writers

When you need some structure in planning your next novel or screenplay

Story Planner for Writers is a powerful app for those who are working on their next novel or screenplay

Story Planner for Writers

by SCVisuais
Story Planner for Writers
Story Planner for Writers
Story Planner for Writers
$5.99 in the App Store

Story Planner for Writers is a powerful app for those who are working on their next novel or screenplay. Draft out your characters, settings, story structure, and everything else with this app.

What is it about?

Story Planner for Writers is a complete all-in-one solution for anyone who is planning on working on their next novel or screenplay. With Story Planner, you can lay out your characters, settings, chapters and acts, scenes, and more. It's the ultimate app for planning out your story before writing it. You can also rearrange everything through drag-and-drop gestures, so it's super easy to use. Plus, after you're done hashing out the details and structure, you can export your work as plain text, Final Draft, Scrivener, or just as a PDF. Plus, Story Planner gives you complete story stats so you can see if you're balanced or not in terms of characters and settings and scenes. It's a must have for any aspiring novelist or screenwriter.

Story Planner for Writers

For those who...

  • Are looking to write novels or screenplays
  • Need a way to organize story characters, locations, and scenes before writing

Not for those who...

  • Are not novelists or screenwriters
  • Already have a flawless drafting system in place

Why we love it

Planning out a story can be very difficult work, but Story Planner makes it easy with a ton of different ways to organize your characters, locations, and scenes, as well as exporting your data out.

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App Details

Productivity Lifestyle
Last updated
July 17, 2022
Release date
April 20, 2014
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App Store Description

Story Planner is an easy-to-use and yet powerful tool for plotting novels, screenplays, and any fiction story.

It works great for writers, screenwriters, producers, directors, RPG masters … All kinds of storytellers! And it offers quick and intuitive story organization, with sync on all your devices and export options to help you write the best stories wherever you are.

No matter if you are a professional writer or just starting. With Story Planner, outlining will be the easiest, fastest, and most fun part of your writing process.

• Create custom projects to plan fictional stories
• Organize projects by tags
• Archive projects to keep them around, but out of your way
• Take notes of your ideas within each project
• Easily switch between the different parts of your project

• Get all the elements of your stories linked to each other
• Create detailed characters and locations
• Add images to make a more complete profile
• Organize the plot lines of your stories and assign them a color
• Divide your structure into acts, parts, chapters, or episodes
• Develop the structure scene by scene
• Write your scenes in any order and reorganize later with Drag & Drop
• Track different threads using plot colors and tags
• Assign tags to any element in the story for a better organization
• Quick search and filter tool
• Split-View on your iPad
• Multiple windows on your Mac
• Keyboard shortcuts to boost your productivity on your Mac and iPad

• Look over the whole structure with the Revision Mode
• Check the stats to better understand how your story works
• Set goals and track your progress
• Configure the widgets to see the progress bar on your home screen (on iOS)
• Turn on the info buttons to learn more about the parts of the planning and creative process
• Light and dark modes
• Set your favorite color theme

• Story Planner is private: We cannot see your projects, in any case
• Protection by code or Face/Touch ID
• Automatic backups

• Sync your projects via iCloud and access them on your Mac, iPad, and iPhone (iOS and macOS versions available separately)

• Compile to a single document for sharing or printing
• Choose the parts of your project you want to export
• Choose the appearance of the exported files
• Print or create PDF files
• Export to Word
• Export to Scrivener 2 and 3
• Export to Final Draft
• Export to Ulysses (with the Word files option)

• Story Planner does NOT include in-app purchases
• When you buy the app, you have access to all features
• We won't bother you with in-app subscriptions, ever
• Universal for iPad and iPhone.
• macOS version available separately

You can check our Youtube Channel to watch Story Planner in action. You can also visit our website for more information or contact us via email or Twitter. We are always happy to assist you. 

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• Website:
• Email:
• Twitter: @StoryPlannerApp

We put thousands of hours into developing and improving Story Planner. We read every single one of your reviews and always consider your suggestions, so don't hesitate to write to us if you have any thoughts on improving the app. And if you enjoy using Story Planner, please take a minute to leave us a review. Thank you! :)

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