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Get started on your manuscript with these outlining apps

Want to create the next big novel, play, movie, or TV show? Whatever kind of story-driven masterpiece you want to create, it all starts with a well-prepared outline for your manuscript, one that can guide you at every plot twist or turn of events. And these apps can help you come up with that.

Scrivener
Story Planner for Writers
Contour

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You can now put the full-featured writing tool you enjoy on your computer in the palm of your hand.

With Scrivener you can keep all materials in a self-contained project, expand, collapse, and drill down into sections, import from and export to various file formats, import research materials like images and media flies, navigate sections quickly with the Binder sidebar, and use Scriptwriting mode for screenplays.

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Story Planner for Writers
Story Planner for Writers

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

Story Planner for Writers

Story Planner for Writers

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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.

Contour
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Contour

Contour

Mariner Software

Contour, the award-winning story development system that streamlines the process of turning your movie ideas from first glimmer to full outline, is now available for iOS. Wherever you go with your mobile device, your screenwriting ideas can come with you!

Created by Emmy Award-nominated Jeffrey Alan Schechter, the Contour system...