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Dramatica Pro

At a Glance

  • Story development software for screenplays and novels
  • Guides you through theme, plot and character creation
  • Takes you from the first inkling of an idea to a finished narrative treatment

Macintosh user? Click here to learn more info about Dramatica Story Expert.

"At the beginning of the project, Dramatica Pro is great.... It puts you so far ahead. Again, it saves you time because you're not writing stuff you'll eventually have to throw away because you hadn't thoroughly thought it through." - Wes Craven, Writer/Director/Producer

Got an idea for a novel or script, but don't know where to start? Discover the secrets to great storytelling with Dramatica Pro, the only development software to receive four stars from Writer's Digest magazine.

Dramatica Pro is your virtual creative writing partner, taking you from the first inkling of an idea to a finished narrative treatment. Together you'll solve the theme, plot, and character problems that prevent good ideas from becoming great stories that sell. Remove ineffective clutter and wasted time with a dynamic workplace environment of analysis and input that supports you through your final outline.

Structure your plot
Answer Dramatica's questions about your characters and plot. This narrows down the possible ways of telling your story to the one that best expresses your vision.

Illustrate your story
Use your story to write specific examples of character arc, story goal, plot points, theme, and conflict. At the click of a button, see how your story's scenes compare to examples of history's greatest writers.

Create Scenes
Weave together all the parts of your story. Determine how elements of character, plot, and theme will be revealed to your audience. Place your examples into specific Acts, Scenes, or Chapters. Use this plot outline to write a killer first draft.

Dramatica closes the gaps in classic and modern writing methods, giving your story and your audience what it really desires – the ultimate expression of your creative vision.

System Requirements

Windows (Dramatica v4.0)

  • Pentium class or better
  • Windows XP, Vista, 7 & 8 and Windows 10 (Vista, 7 & 8 may require additional installation instructions)
  • 32 MB RAM
  • 30 Megabytes of Hard Disk Space
  • CD-ROM drive
Macintosh (Dramatica v4.1)
  • PowerPC G3 or greater
  • OS X 10.4, 10.5, and 10.6 (Snow Leopard) supported.  10.7 (Lion)and higher is not supported.
  • 128MB RAM
  • 30 Megabytes of Hard Disk Space
  • CD-ROM drive

 10.7 (Lion) and higher is not supported.

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Product Details

Return Policy

Your satisfaction is our top priority. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please return the item(s) for an exchange or refund within 30 days from the purchase date, unless otherwise noted on the product page.

Ship the item(s) to The Writers Store via a traceable and insured method. You will be responsible for return shipping fees.

Please include a completed Return Form with your shipment. Refunds take up to one week to process once we have received the item(s).

Software returns must be deactivated and uninstalled from your computer before a refund may be issued. Please contact the software manufacturer if you need assistance uninstalling or deactivating your software.

The following items are not returnable: Hollywood Creative Directories, DVDs (opened), and Gift Certificates.

$119.95