The Storyometer - Idea Source, Outliner and Note-taking Tool by Storyometer LLC (iPhone)
Released: Aug 30, 2012
Version: 1.42
Size: 15 MB
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The Storyometer - Idea Source, Outliner and Note-taking Tool

Storyometer LLC
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The Storyometer is an unbelievable, one-of-a-kind Brainstorming, Note-taking, and Outlining tool for creative types of all ages (9+).

We're back with a new update of this amazing idea resource and brainstorming tool. This version is compatible with iPhone 6 and crashes less.

Writer's block is officially dead!

We're currently thinking of doing a rewrite of the app to optimize it for new iPhones. We'd lose the cool Steampunk graphics though. Let us know what you think.

**Note for all Users: Until we add Cloud service, make sure you BACK UP your work frequently by simply emailing yourself your projects.

**For First Time Users: The main attraction of the app is the Ideas Menu resource. Simplify your experience at first by going to the Menu > Settings and turning off Sentence Creation. just use the app as a reference at first. Later you can start using the bonus features.

By the way, this app also works on the iPad if you press the 2x button after launch.

Send use your feedback! Should we continue to develop this for iPhone or make a Mac desktop app version? We're thinking of doing a Kickstarter campaign to redo the iPhone version so it's easier to update and crashes less (Downside - it won't have the great steampunk graphics).

Check out our associated podcast at

At the Storyometer's core is its jaw-dropping Ideas menu which contains hundreds of inspiring and educational prompts covering every stage of the writing process, plus thousands of suggested ideas that you can select and easily modify.

- Hundreds of Prompts and Thousands of Ideas that aid with *every* stage of the Writing process

- The Ideas Menu is like a giant inspirational sandbox. Play around in it whenever you want a brainstorm boost. Who knows what you'll uncover!

Additional bells and whistles:

- Custom Character Names (that can be Automatically inserted)

- A Random Idea Generator

- Outline Compiling and Email Export

- Multiple Sentence Forms (see the Tutorial Vids)

- A really cool Steampunk interface

- Great tips from award-winning Scholastic book editor Cheryl Klein

You can easily export your notes as an organized outline for incorporation into Scrivener, Final Draft, Storyist, etc.

This app will help you think of good ideas faster, but it will also teach you how to better execute those ideas when you're writing.

Use the Storyometer (pronounced storee-Aw-mitter) on your *iPhone or iPad*, with or without an external keyboard.

The app is designed so you pick and modify ideas with minimal typing!


+ Fiction Writers

+ Playwrights

+ Screenwriters

+ Creative Writing Students and Teachers

+ Film/TV Students and Teachers

+ Actors (Especially Improv Actors)

Make the Storyometer your go-to tool for the early stage of the writing process before you move on to your main app (Microsoft Word, Final Draft, Scrivener, etc). Or keep it next to you while you write for a quick reference.

The app will serve as your on-the-go notepad, your pocket muse, your coach, your co-writer, and your writer's block banisher.

And check out the related podcast on story craft, The Narrative Breakdown:

Plus, the app is alive and growing! The included prompts and other content will be updated every 8 to 12 weeks.

WATCH our VIDEOS for MORE info!

Watch the Tongue-in-Cheek Teaser:

Watch the Equally Dramatic App Overview:

One of our Tutorial videos (about the Ideas menu):

Check out more at


We're happy to include any prompts that you think would be helpful to you and other writers. Just email as at with your ideas.

What's new in version 1.42
-- More ideas in the Ideas menu
-- IPhone 6 compatability
-- Less crashes
Our verdict: Ok
  • + The Storyometer - Idea Source, Outliner and Note-taking Tool is an ok, 3.5-star app.
  • + It is currently 50% off its regular price.
  • + The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
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