How StoryTeller Works
Creative editing software for fiction writers.
Import Your Manuscript
Steps for importing your manuscript from a Word .docx file.
Visualize Your Manuscript
See your story like never before!
Evaluate Your Manuscript
How to use the 38 Fictionary Story Elements.
Export Your Manuscript
One easy step to export your manuscript back to a Word .docx file.
StoryTeller Start a New Novel
Learn how to start a new novel using StoryTeller.
StoryTeller Where to Begin
This is the first in Fictionary's 1 Minute Video Series on how to use StoryTeller to tell powerful stories.
StoryTeller Scene-By-Scene Editing
Learn what a scene is and where to begin your scene-by-scene edit.
How StoryCoach Client Works
Congrats! You've got a Fictionary StoryCoach editor on your team. It's time to sign up for your StoryCoach Client account and see your freshly edited manuscript using StoryCoach software.
How StoryCoach Works
Productivity software for professional editors. The new online tool for performing better structural and developmental edits in less time.
Update the Story Arc
You're editing a novel in Fictionary and wondering how to change the plot point scenes. We'll show you an easy way to update plot points and see the Story Arc redraw.
Webinar: Get Started on Your Story Edit
We all get excited when we type “The End” on our first draft. Before you share your story with others, you owe it to yourself to tell the best possible story. Learn to story edit and create a story readers love.
What is a Scene in A Novel?
Learn how to review your draft and and find where to start a new scene and how to end a scene. This is the first step in revising your manuscript and turning into a powerful story.
What is the Purpose of a Scene?
There must always be a reason why a scene exists in your story. A scene without a purpose will distract the reader from the main story. It may even bore the reader.
Naming a Scene in a Novel
When you're editing your story, it's important to name each scene. This video shows you why.
Become a Fictionary Certified StoryCoach
Your clients demand a comprehensive and objective edit of their manuscript. But how does a writer know they’re getting the edit they need and deserve? They hire a Fictionary Certified StoryCoach.
The First Scene in a Novel
You don't want your reader to check out one scene in your story and put your book down. Find out how to create a powerful first scene and get your reader hooked.
Point of View Character For Each Scene
The point of view (POV) character is the character who is telling the story at any given moment. Learn how to make the most of your POV characters.
The POV Character's Goal
Character goals drive the story forward. Without a goal, what is the character doing? Answer: Not much. Meaning: Why would anyone read the story? Learn what to do and not do for character goals.
The Importance of Settings in a Novel
Choosing where a scene happens has a massive impact on how the scene plays out. The description of the location can make the difference between a boring and an exciting scene.
Tension Versus Conflict
Knowing the difference between tension and conflict will help you create suspenseful scenes a reader MUST read.
Update Your Cast of Characters
Update the Cast of Characters. and make the most of the insights on the visualize page.
Word Count and Pacing
Learn why word count per scene can make the difference between a good story and a powerful story.
Make Your Story Flow
Capturing the reader at the beginning of each scene and making them want to start the following scene could just lead you to writing a best-selling novel.
Webinar: How to Assess and Fix Your First Draft
Kristina reveals the top issues editors find in stories and shows you how to fix them yourself.
Webinar: Story Edit Like A Pro!
After watching this webinar, you’ll understand what story editing is and why it’s important to you. You'll be given the basis for ensuring your story is well-told, well-paced, and highly effective.
Rebel Author Podcast with Sacha Black
Fictionary CEO, Kristina Stanley is here with the top ten mistakes she sees in manuscripts and how to fix them
Author Friendly Podcast with Carla King
Talking about software with Carla King
Jim Kukral Interviews Kristina
"When I heard about [StoryCoach] for the first time, I was blown away." -- Jim Kukral. StoryCoach for Professional Editors got Jim excited as he coauthors a sci-fi novel and works with a professional story coach at FirstEditing.com.
How Technology Helps You Write
Technology can help you perform a thorough and effective self-edit to tighten and strengthen your manuscript.
Editing Q&A With Kristina Stanley and Lisa Lepki
A live Q&A on all things editing and revision.
Fictionary StoryCoach Demo
Learn how StoryCoach helps you become a better editor.
Intro - Story Elements Create a Powerful Story
Whether you’re a fiction writer or professional editor, this series is for you.
Story Element #1: Characters Per Scene (first of Character Elements)
This week, we're talking about the importance of the "Characters per Scene" element.
Story Element #2: Point of View Character
This week, we're talking about the importance of the "Point of View Character" element.
Story Element #3: Point of View Character Goal
This week, we're talking about the "POV Character Goal" story element.
Webinar: Fictionary StoryTeller Walkthrough
Learn how StoryTeller can help you tell a powerful story.