Plottr Overview

Plottr is divided into a few easy-to-use sections to help you visually plan and organize your books and writing projects.

This article provides an overview of Plottr.

Timeline

The timeline is the hub of Plottr — it’s where you visually organize your chapters, plotlines, and scene cards to build out your story.

Note: this feature is only available for the desktop version of Plottr (Windows and Mac).

Click here to learn more about the Timeline.

Outline

The outline is automatically generated in Plottr using the content and structure of your timeline. 

Click here to learn more about the Outline.

Notes

Notes are where you brainstorm, organize story lore, collect research, and jot down ideas you may want to incorporate into your story later.

Click here to learn more about Notes.

Characters

The Characters section in Plottr is where you add and organize the characters you want to track in your story. 

Click here to learn more about Characters.

Places

The Places section is for tracking and organizing the locations and settings in your story. 

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Tags

Tags are flexible tools you can use to organize your story and planning process —including actions, special items, to-dos, themes, emotions or anything you can imagine.

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Project

The Project section of Plottr is where you add and organize the books in your writing project or series.

Click here to learn more about the Project section.

Additional Resources

Updated on December 17, 2020

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