Navigating the App

The Plottr app is divided into a few easy-to-use sections to help you organize your book projects and plan for success.

In this article, we’ll review the different sections of the Plottr app:

  1. Timeline
  2. Outline
  3. Notes
  4. Characters
  5. Places
  6. Tags
  7. Series

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

Use Notes to brainstorm 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

Use the Places section to add, track and organize the locations and settings in your story. 

Click here to learn more about Places.

Tags

Tags are flexible tools you can use to organize specific elements of your story — including emotions, actions, to-dos, or anything you can imagine.

Click here to learn more about Tags.

Series

Use the Series section add, track, and organize the books in your book series or related projects.

Click here to learn more about the Series section.

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