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If you don't need to see the boxes under a timeline, you now have the option to turn those boxes on or off.


The home page needed freshening up, so we gave it a face lift. Check out the brighter colors and enhanced information that hopefully will give visitors and guests a better idea of how One Stop can...


We now have a 14-day free trial! Registered members who would like to test drive One Stop for Writers' powerful tools and resources can create one item for each tool (so, one Story Map, one Charact...


We've added 55 new emotions to the Emotion Thesaurus, bringing the total number of entries up to 130. We've also added a two new fields to all the entries, including a list of power verbs associate...


After a year-and-a-half of development, the Character Builder is here! Incredibly intuitive, this tool integrates our database of thesauruses and idea generator content to help you create realistic...


We've added an Executive's Office entry to the Setting Thesaurus, for stories that take place in the business world. We also updated the Emotional Wound Thesaurus to include a Steps Toward Healing...


Recently we asked users to update their details if they wished to continue receiving the newsletter. Many of you did, but some did not and we had to remove those because of GDPR compliance. So, if...


Our Idea Generator can now help you brainstorm powerful story stakes! When protagonists have something at risk, they are motivated to act. To create a strong story stake, ask yourself: what terribl...


The Character Motivation Thesaurus has been expanded! Our twelve new entries focus on goals that are common for children and teenagers and explore them from a young person's viewpoint. Kid-centric...


We've added:
Arousal (Emotion Amplifiers Thesaurus)
Dust or Sandstorm (Weather Thesaurus)
Tropical Resort (Setting Thesaurus)
Writing (Talents & Skills)


We've added a ton of new hobbies to the Idea Generator, including illegal, disturbing, and unusual ones. Be prepared to build unique pastimes for all your characters, including the villain!


Seven new checklists and tip sheets have been added, including a handy editing one listing crutch words to be wary of (and to weed from your writing if overused). Feel free to download these and sh...


Categories have now been added to the Emotional Wound Thesaurus entries. Narrowing down your search should become much easier with the use of the following key words: Crime, Victimization, Disabili...


We've added 75 new secrets to the Idea Generator drawer. We hope they spark some great ideas. :)


Successful stories require many things, but one of the most important is a clear overall goal for your character. For authors to convey this adequately, they need to have a clear understanding of w...


Emotional wounds are complicated, but to write characters who feel real, we must bring this complexity into our fiction. The 120+ entries in this thesaurus can help you choose a backstory...


We've enhanced our thesaurus search engine to include multi-word functionality, which should help you find exactly what you're looking for.


We've been busy adding to our existing content. Here's a summary of what's new for the following resources:

Emotion Thesaurus: Concern
Setting Thesaurus: Medieval Castle, Medieval Village, Medieval T...


These tip sheets from our popular Pinterest board have been expanded and have a new home at One Stop. Hover over an image to expand it for easy viewing, and use the handy social media buttons to sh...


There is now an option to open individual Checklists and Tip Sheets in a new tab so they're easier to read. Just click the arrow icon under any of the sheets to view them, full sized, in a sep...