Becca and I are pleased to bring you another resource from Writers Helping Writers®—this one, in partnership with Lee Powell, the creator of Scrivener for Windows™.
One Stop For Writers® is a creative library like no other, packed with unique tools and resources to save you time as you plan, research, and write.
A powerhouse of writing information, One Stop is the permanent home for our iconic Descriptive Thesaurus Collection, which has been expanded and enhanced into a massive database, putting everything you need in one place. Fully searchable and cross-linked for easy navigation, you can look up what you need and then slip right back into the writing flow.
Our unique descriptive database includes:
You will also find unique Templates and Worksheets to help you build deep, realistic characters, settings that resonate with symbolic and emotional meanings, and much more.
We also feature a one-of-a-kind Idea Generator that will help you puzzle out interesting details about your character and explore ideas for plot complications and story stakes.
One Stop For Writers also contains amazing structure tools, such as the innovative Story Map which helps writers master character arc and story structure. Users can plan their novels to align with one of 3 arcs (change, static, or failed) step-by-step, and then view the stages and turning points of all 3 Acts in an easy to follow visual map!
And if you are a real planner, try taking Scene Maps for a spin. Or, if you are more of a pantser, Timelines allows you total flexibility to collect as much or as little detail about your novel as you like. (All our scene and timeline tools are drag-and-reorder so they make terrific story-boarding tools, too!)
If you are building a world from the ground up or just want to keep track of the important details for your novel or series, our one-of-a-kind Worldbuilding Surveys will help you with all aspects of world creation, starting at the Solar System level and working down to the People and Creatures in your story, and the Cities, Towns, and Realms part of world they inhabit. You can add your own questions to completely customize each survey.
Our latest tool, the Character Builder, is the first hyper-smart tool that draws information from our many character-focused thesauruses, generators, and lists. This powerful resource will prompt you with information at every step, helping you to go deeper into your character’s backstory, motivation, and personality so you can create a memorable story cast member in a fraction of the time.
View the walkthrough here.
Our goal is to help you become stronger writers, and to that end, we have many Tutorials that will deepen your understanding of writing craft.
Our Checklist and Tip Sheets are also really popular, as each one is packed with the most important information to keep in mind on all aspects of storytelling. They can be downloaded and printed, or feel free to share them online with your writing groups.
Ready to Elevate Your Storytelling? One Stop for Writers has a Free Trial
One Stop is the result of having a deep passion for the written word and combining it with the desire to bring our community something that will really help everyone write more powerful stories.
See you at the library!
Angela, Becca & Lee