Black Friday Deals for Writers

This Black Friday weekend, you can use the code OUTLINE to grab my Outlining Your Novel Workbook software at a special holiday discount of 25% its normal price of $40. (And scroll down for a list of deals from all around the online writing community.)


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As a reader of my blog, you can access a special 25% discount code for my Outlining Your Novel Workbook software. Just enter the code OUTLINE at checkout. This deal will only be available Black Friday through Cyber Monday. Enjoy!

How Can the Outlining Your Novel Workbook Software Help You?

The Outlining Your Novel Workbook computer program is a brainstorming tool for writers. It is designed to guide you in discovering the brilliant possibilities in your ideas, so you can identify those best suited to creating a solid story that will both entertain and move your readers.

The software provides an easy fill-in-the-blanks format that will guide you through every step of the process. Creating your own outline is as simple as starting on the first screen, using the prompts and lessons to work through your story in the most intuitive way, and clicking through the tabs at the top to access important sections.

The Outlining Your Novel Workbook program makes outlining a fun and empowering process that will help you write your best story.


•    Outline – Create a story with a solid Three-Act plot structure and perfect scene structure.
•    Premise – Easy fill-in-the-blanks give you a perfect elevator pitch every time.
•    General Sketches – Brainstorm the big picture of your scene list, character arcs, and theme.
•    Character – Get to know your characters with an extensive character interview, featuring 100+ questions.
•    Settings – Keep track of your settings, explore your best options, and answer helpful world-building questions.
•    Fun Extras – Import your mind maps and world maps, keep track of your story’s timeline, cast your characters, and create story-specific musical playlists.

Story Structure Skeleton - Outlining Your Novel Workbook Software

Here’s Your Coupon Code:

Don’t forget to use the code below to get 25% off your order of the Outlining Your Novel Workbook software:


Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

More Black Friday Deals:

I’m participating in a joint promotion for deals on writing programs, courses, and more from around the Web. Following, you can find dozens more Black Friday and/or Cyber Monday deals for writers.

Note: These are not personal recommendations, and I do not have personal experience with all of these products and companies. If you have questions about any of the below offerings, it is best to directly query the particular site for further information.

ProWritingAid: Up to 50% off

Dates: Nov. 15–30

ProWritingAid gives you clear, easy steps to improve your writing so you can share your stories and ideas with confidence. What sets ProWritingAid apart from other writing software is that it offers world-class grammar and style checking combined with more in-depth reports to help you strengthen your writing. Their unique combination of suggestions, articles, videos, and quizzes makes writing fun and interactive. If you are serious about writing, then this is the grammar and style checker for you.

Fictionary: 40% off with code BLACKFRIDAY21

Dates: Nov. 15–30

Fictionary StoryTeller is a creative editing software for fiction writers and editors that makes editing easier by applying universal storytelling structures to each and every scene. Evaluate and revise your manuscript against thirty-eight Fictionary Story Elements to tell a powerful story, that readers will naturally connect with.

The Novel Factory: 30% off with code BLACKFRIDAY2021

Dates: Nov. 15–Nov. 30

Novel Factory 3.0 offers dedicated sections to develop and keep track of your characters, a step-by-step novel writing guide, and loads of useful resources for writers, such as plot templates and character questionnaires.

Campfire Technology: 30% off with code BLAZEFRIDAY

Dates: Nov. 15–Nov. 30

More than 100,000 writers use Campfire to write better stories faster. With Campfire Write’s full suite of organizational tools, you can create character sheets, full timelines, relationship webs, and a manuscript with built-in reference tools that allow you to double-check yourself while you write. When you’re done, publish your project in Campfire Explore where you can show off your work, garner a following, and eventually monetize your writing.

The Writing Cooperative: 20% off with code BLACKFRIDAY

Dates: Nov. 25–Nov. 30

Are you craving accountability and feedback on your work? Do you want to write but don’t know where to start? Do you want a team that supports and encourages you? Introducing the Writing Cooperative Community Cohort! Our small-group-based, five-week coaching program combines accountability, support, and encouragement to help you write better and achieve your goals.

World Anvil: 50% off with code BLACKFRIDAY

Dates: Nov. 25–27

Join over 1.5 million writers and worldbuilders, and build the world of your dreams with World Anvil! Develop your setting, plots and characters with flexible worldbuiding templates, and a host of vital tools like interactive maps and family trees. Plan and write your novel—like so many Amazon bestsellers already have—in our integrated novel writing software. Then market your work to the world, building a community of readers and superfans around your work, who can’t wait for your next release! We even give World Anvil members additional publicity, opportunities and challenges!

The Anatomy of Prose and Villains Masterclasses: 30% off with code BLACKFRIDAY

Dates: Nov. 26–Dec. 2

Do you want to improve your prose, characters or storytelling? Join rebel author, podcaster, and bestselling author Sacha Black for her writing classes.

Instagram for Authors Self-Publishing 101 Course: Save 40%

Dates: Nov. 15–30

Use Instagram to help you grow your author community and sell more books!

Women in Publishing Summit: 100% off full conference ticket, no code needed

Dates: Nov. 1–30

Join the Women in Publishing Summit for our annual conference providing tips, tools, and resources to authors, celebrating the accomplishments of women in the publiishing industry

One Stop for Writers: 40% off with Code BLACKFRIDAY2021

Dates: Nov. 15–30

Ready for a game-changer? One Stop for Writers is the creativity partner you’ve dreamed of, containing an arsenal of ground-breaking tools that can help you level up your fiction. Whether you want to build memorable characters, stunning worlds, or fresh, engaging plots, One Stop has resources that demystify storytelling so you can write stronger stories much more easily. And if you need step-by-step guidance, our new Storyteller’s Roadmap is your GPS for planning, writing, and revising your way to a best-selling novel. Expert help without the high costs of story coaching… it’s time to get your book to the finish line. Writing can be easier…and with One Stop, it will be!

Grammar Lion: $40 Off

Dates: Nov. 24–Nov. 27

Learn the grammar you need to know, whatever kind of writing or editing you do!

Nrdly—Website Platform for Authors: 25% off with code GET25

Dates: Nov. 24–30

No more generic websites. With Nrdly you get a site designed by business experts to give you exactly what you need. Save 20% off your first order with Nrdly.

BookBaby: $50 off off Social Ad for Authors with code FACEBOOK50

Dates: Nov. 1–30

Save $50 on a custom-built ad campaign that reaches your readers on the world’s most popular place to hang out.

Conquer Writer’s Block Online Course: 50% off with code BLACKFRIDAY11

Dates: Nov. 26–30

This course that will help you become a prolific writer. This online course will give you the skills you need to turn up in front of the blank page full of ideas and with a clear plan about which one to focus on. The self-paced course will help you build a personal writing system that works so you can find the success you deserve today.

Publisher Rocket: Get Keywords and Categories Course free with purchase

Dates: Nov. 24–30

Publisher Rocket is a book marketing software that helps authors with finding profitable keywords and categories and even helps them build Amazon books ads effectively and efficiently. The course that comes with this deal, which is normally $50, will show you each step of the way and give you inside information on how to best select your keywords and categories.

First Editing: 21% Off with Code: BLACK20

Dates: Nov. 25–Dec. 5

FirstEditing’s professional editors manually correct and perfect your every word so you can publish confidently and successfully.  FirstEditing is unique because it vets, trains, and certifies expert editors with publishing experience to coach you. Over 50,000 authors since 1994 have entrusted FirstEditing with their manuscripts. After completing your self-edit, be sure you are ready to distribute publicly. Get an expert editor in your genre to personally edit your writing, revise your syntax, and advise you how to structurally strengthen your English presentation.

Note: If you have any questions about any of the offerings, it is best to directly query the particular site for further information.

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K.M. Weiland is the award-winning and internationally-published author of the acclaimed writing guides Outlining Your Novel, Structuring Your Novel, and Creating Character Arcs. A native of western Nebraska, she writes historical and fantasy novels and mentors authors on her award-winning website Helping Writers Become Authors.

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