will improve your story or your money back!
Try Dramatica Risk-Free for 90 Days:
If you don't find your story
deeper, more complete,
and more meaningful after using Dramatica for 90 days,
just let us know and we'll promptly refund your purchase price!
Dramatica is the only story development software with an interactive patented story engine that cross-references your dramatic choices to ensure a sound structure.
Dramatica has been employed on top-grossing motion pictures, award-winning television productions and best-selling novels with combined box office and sales of billions of dollars. Dramatica
is ALSO the only story development software to receive four stars from Writer's Digest magazine, and is praised by Wired magazine, CNN and many other publications.
Give your novel or screenplay
Perfect Story Structure!
The Worldâ€™s Only Interactive Story Engine
The heart of Dramatica software is its patented story engine that keeps track of every choice you make for your story, cross references their collective dramatic impact and alerts you to any holes or inconsistencies in your structure. Your story will be solid every step of the way through development.
Makes Suggestions To Improve Your Structure
Dramaticaâ€™s story engine not only points our holes and inconsistencies, but also provides suggestions for the best kinds of topics and story points to fill and fix them. Youâ€™ll always know what to do to solve your story problems.
Develops Detailed and Structurally Sound Characters
Dramaticaâ€™s Build Characters tool enables you to select from a palate of traits and elements and assemble them into structurally sound characters who have a real purpose in your story. You can built anything from archetypes to complex characters to single-purpose characters and stereotypes. Youâ€™ll always know who your characters are and why they are there.
Builds Your Plot in Signposts and Journeys
Dramatica gives your plot a complete timeline, marked out in signposts (key junctures) and journeys (the path by which those junctures are reached. In the Plot Progression area, youâ€™ll see how your charactersâ€™ arcs interact with the flow of your plot so each drives, affects and is affected by the other, integrating the human and logistic aspects of your story. Youâ€™ll always know what happens in Act 2!
Helps With Inspiration, Development, Exposition and Storytelling
Dramaticaâ€™s Brainstorming section will help you choose a structure from over 30,000 available! You can then tailor each to your particular story with Dramatica ensuring you maintain a solid structure. Dramatica will suggest characters for your story, with slider controls to determine the balance of traits and attributes. Get Step by Step guidance with the StoryGuide, which takes you point by point through the entire development process. Every story point provides examples from well-known novels, stage plays and movies that share your dramatics. Build your story chapter by chapter or scene by scene with built-in templates for novels and screenplays.
and Screen Shots:
||Your gateway to all
Dramatica's key features
||A question list that
can take you step by step from concept to completed treatment
||Make changes in your
dramatic structure and see the story-wide effect on other key aspects
of your story
||Create archetypal or
complex characters and predict their relationships based on their
||Let Dramatica predict
the order of events needed to support your structure, or choose the
order directly and let Dramatica predict the structure
||Choose your thematic
topics and see how they will affect your characters and plot.
||Work out how you will
unfold your story before you write
"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.
Can a software tool really improve your story's structure?
There's only one way to find out. Try Dramatica risk-free for 90 days. We're confident you will find Dramatica to be the key to perfect story structure. But if it doesn't work well with your personal writing style, just let us know and we'll promptly refund your original purchase price.