Advent Calendar Prize: Outlining Your Novel Computer Program (K.M. Weiland)

Today’s Giveaway

Outlining is a terrific way to explore your story’s concept…and now it’s unbelievably easy to do!

The Outlining Your Novel Workbook computer program is a powerful brainstorming tool for writers. It is designed to guide you in discovering the brilliant possibilities in your ideas, so you can identify those best suited to creating a solid story that will both entertain and move your readers.

The software provides an intuitive and easy-to-use fill-in-the-blanks format that will guide you through every step of the process. Creating your own outline is as simple as starting on the first screen, using its prompts and lessons to work through your story in the most intuitive way, and clicking through the tabs at the top to access important sections.

The Outlining Your Novel Workbook program makes outlining a fun and empowering process that will help you write your best story.


  • Outline – Create a story with a solid Three-Act plot structure and perfect scene structure.
  • Premise – Easy fill-in-the-blanks give you a perfect elevator pitch every time.
  • General Sketches – Brainstorm the big picture of your scene list, character arcs, and theme.
  • Character – Get to know your characters with an extensive character interview, featuring 100+ questions.
  • Settings – Keep track of your settings, explore your best options, and answer helpful world-building questions.
  • Fun Extras – Import your mind maps and world maps, keep track of your story’s timeline, cast your characters, and create story-specific musical playlists.

Want to win this incredible software program? Enter below and good luck!

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116 Responses to Advent Calendar Prize: Outlining Your Novel Computer Program (K.M. Weiland)

  1. Cheri says:

    Fingers crossed!

  2. Lucy Lit says:

    Awesome opportunity. Thank you!

  3. Aimee says:

    She’s a awesome writing coach!

  4. Lorraine Gieringer says:

    Love KM Weiland’s books – she’s usually first up on my FB every day. Look forward to learning more!

  5. Whitney says:

    This would be so awesome to have!

  6. Misha K. says:

    This is an amazing prize! I love KM and she makes such fantastic resources. Thank you for the giveaway~

  7. Mark says:

    I’m really looking forward to this. Either way – if I win or not – thank you so much!

  8. Marlene Relja says:

    awesome giveaway!

  9. Jenna says:

    Wow this looks great, I’m a plotter all the way!

  10. Jeigh Meredith says:

    K. M. Weiland’s website is my go-to when I need help with drafting or revising. This software sounds amazing! I would love to win it.

  11. What an amazing prize!

  12. Katja Rammer says:

    Thank you for the great giveaway.

  13. Glassessess says:

    Love K.M. Weiland. Would love to win this!

  14. Irene Kessler says:

    Thanks for all the goodies.

  15. Melinda Workman says:

    Thanks for the chance!

  16. This looks interesting. I’d love to try it. Thanks for the chance.

  17. Amy says:

    Thank you for the chance!

  18. Tom Bauer says:

    i have used k.m.weiland’s site often and recommended it many times. didn’t know about the software, but it would be wonderful to use, i am sure!

  19. A writer’s advent calendar was a nice idea. What a nice gift.

  20. Lisa Carlisle says:

    Your books are so helpful. Thank you.

  21. Thanks for the chance to win.

  22. K.A.Allen says:

    I am always for software that helps writers! Count me in.

  23. Paul Go says:

    Pantser to outliner?

  24. Alli Martin says:

    I could use this in my life.

  25. Mary says:

    That would be so cool!

  26. Sarah Mohler says:

    I am always excited when a post from KM Weiland arrives in my mailbox. I have found her tips helpful and her insights inspiring! Thanks for all that you do!

  27. Very excited for this! Have listened to KM Weiland’s podcasts for years!

  28. Christine says:

    *Fingers crossed*

  29. Susan Peek says:

    I’m a big fan of all of K.M. books. What a great prize.

  30. Betty Vanderwielen says:

    Could sure use help with that elevator pitch.

  31. Ali says:

    I spend s lot of time at her website. To have a tool she has made would be awesome.

  32. Kylie says:

    Thank you for sharing this awesome opportunity!

  33. Heather O'Connor says:

    I already use K.M. Weiland’s Outlining Your Novel set. It’s fabulous. I’d love to check out her computer program as well.

  34. E. Rawls says:

    I’m eager to try this out!

  35. Lori says:

    As a pantser, learning to outline effectively could be a game changer for me! Fingers crossed.

  36. Lara Herrera says:

    I’m learning about some fantastic new writer tools with this contest. Thank you!

  37. AmandaS says:

    This sounds really great!

  38. Brenda says:

    I have recently started following K.M.’s podcast and downloaded her outlining book from Amazon. Such helpful information for new writers!

  39. This software would be a great addition to my writing tools.

  40. As a software person, I love to try out someone else’s stuff.

  41. Katherine Holom says:

    Love her website and newsletter. Lots of helpful information.

  42. Amberlie Humphries says:

    Figuring out the best way to lay it out is where I’m struggling.

  43. Shelley Munro says:

    Thanks for the giveaway. I need plotting help!

  44. I wonder how this works in conjunction with Scrivener. I am curious.

  45. Sara says:

    Thanks for such a great giveaway!!

  46. Tim Seabrook says:

    I love the books and the software, they work well together and help you with your writing. A great prize for anyone.

  47. Josee Campaigne says:

    A good outline saves time. Thank you

  48. Kathryn says:

    This is a great opportunity. Thanks!

  49. trish says:

    This sounds like a great writing tool!

  50. Ashley Wong says:

    This program seems very useful!

  51. Vidya says:

    I’ve read the book but never tried the program. thanks for the chance!

  52. Gwendolyn Ensz says:

    I love everything I’ve seen from this author so far – I was excited to see her here, and whoever wins this prize is definitely lucky

  53. Mary says:

    Her books have been so helpful. I’d love to win the software!

  54. Michael C says:

    Sounds great!

  55. Leslie P says:

    Great prize!

  56. I needs this, Precioussss!

  57. Donna Robertson says:

    I would absolutely LOVE to Outlining is my biggest challenge.

  58. dark says:

    never heard of this, but i’d love to try it

  59. I’m really interested in this. I use the books all the time. Hope I win!

  60. Outlining is a huge problem for me. This look amazing.

  61. DJ Blackford says:

    I already have the book and workbook. May as well go for the trifecta.

  62. Larry Keeton says:

    This program is terrific. I’ve had it since it came out and use it to help lay out the structure and character arc of my stories, not just novels.

  63. Delynn says:

    This is interesting. I feel like the whole process is taking way longer than it should… especially when the co-writer keeps having new ideas on how to changing the entire world.

  64. I love the book. Give me a new electronic gadget tool, and I’ll love it even more! Thanks for the giveaway 🙂

  65. Karen McIntosh says:

    wonderful prize!

  66. This would be fantastic – I love the book!

  67. What a great prize! And a fun giveaway!

  68. Julie Hiner says:

    I can’t live without an outline. I might deviate. I might explore. But i need to know where I’m going. What a great prize!!!

  69. Elyse says:

    I’m excited about this software!

  70. Naomi Kennedy says:

    Oh my gosh. I LOVE K.M. Weiland’s tools – crossing EVERYTHING!

  71. This looks like a great outline software.

  72. Sally Kirkpatrick says:

    What a fantastic idea! I love the outlining software, I looked at it just last night. I have already bought the book and workbook. KM Weiland has hit the mark.

  73. Diogeneia says:

    Sharing this with my clients. 🙂

  74. Diogeneia says:

    Awesome. This software will be a great companion for the book.

  75. Kristi Simpson says:

    What a great idea for contests!

  76. What a fantastic prize to win! Fingers, eyes and legs crossed. 🙂

  77. Fran says:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  78. Janet Wooldridge says:

    This is fun! Thanks for chance to win more of your fab advice

  79. barbara says:

    Love K M Weiland!

  80. Rhonda Zatezalo says:

    Thanks for the generous offer. Good luck everyone!

  81. Susan Policoff says:

    KM Weiland has been really helpful as I write the first draft of a WIP. I love the blog. This seems like a great writing tool.

  82. Jane Manthorpe says:

    As a new book writer and recently discovering I am a panster with a head full of ideas for stories, having this outlining novel tool would help me get grounded and focused in on one idea. I am sure outlining is going to anchor and propel me to write and ship a book, rather than getting lost at sea, floating on a ocean of overwhelm!

  83. C Grace says:

    This sounds like a great tool.

  84. Sandy Stuckless says:

    Katie’s website and books have saved me on countless occasions from making a dumb newb writing mistake. Adding this tool to my toolbox would only take my writing up another notch!

  85. Charli Adams says:

    I’m always willing to try things that will help improve my writing

  86. Anita Banks says:

    Merry Christmas!

  87. Karla Diaz says:

    I’m a big fan of K.M. Weiland and have seen the Outlining Your Novel Workbook software in action. It is an amazing tool every writer should have.


  88. KL says:

    I love all of KM’s books, and her newsletters are filled with great information. Thank you for the chance to win the Outlining the Novel program.

  89. Jo NEYLAN says:

    As a new writer I am still learning everything, to have this tool would be fantastic.
    Thank you K.M

  90. Janet Kerr says:

    I enjoy posts by KM Weiland. Thank you for the generous tool!

  91. Jeigh says:

    Thanks for this! Your blog is one of the most helpful and the first one I go to whether I’m plotting, drafting, or revising.

  92. The books are great and I’m sure the software is, too.

  93. AJ Hunter says:

    Your books are very awesome the software should be too

  94. Janet Kerr says:

    I’m in. Thank you.

  95. Janet Kerr says:

    Most generous! And great information. Thank you.

  96. Cheryl Wanner says:

    Thanks for the opportunity. Love your Structuring Your Novel book and look forward to reading your Outlining Your Novel book.

  97. adam says:

    Where has this been hiding? This would be absolutely perfect to unclutter my cluttered, tangent writing brain.

  98. Moe Smith says:

    KM Weiland has a style that is very easy to read and make sense of. I would love to have this book. It would be a big help in my new position at work.

  99. Julie Glover says:

    Love K.M. Weiland’s podcast, and this giveaway would be awesome!

  100. Angela says:

    I really appreciate what Katie shares with writers and she has really opened my eyes with regards to what I didn’t know! Thank you!

  101. Lisa B says:

    How have I not heard of this software???

  102. Deborah Cooper says:

    I love your books and receive the newsletter. I think this software could be just the kick in the pants I need to finally get started!

  103. I would love to have all of Katie’s outline help all in one place. Such a good idea!

  104. Marissa Graff says:

    The books cannot be beat. Thanks for this opportunity!

  105. As a pantser making it slowly towards a plotter, a software like this would certainly help.

  106. This looks really interesting. I’m in!

  107. Jennifer Jensen says:

    This would be awesome–I love her book structure guidance!

  108. Jessica Swafford says:

    Want to try this program

  109. Sheryl says:

    I’ve received her newsletter for a while now and find the content helpful

  110. Holly Davis says:

    I have the Outlining Your Novel Workbook and would SO love the digital version for my other manuscripts!

  111. Patchi says:

    I’ve learned so much from her blog and books! I’d love to win the program!

  112. Marsha says:

    I have the book and workbook. I recommend it to my writers I teach at a public library. This would be a great addition. Thanks for the opportunity!

  113. Siv says:

    You’re too generous! The book has transformed my writing, I’m almost scared to (maybe) find out what the program could do 🙂

  114. Tricia Gilbey says:

    I love KM Weiland’s books. She makes things so clear. So this would be a fantastic additional writing tool.

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