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Plan My Novel


Writing a novel is just the beginning. This plugin is a comprehensive tool to help writers plan and organize the many details that must be handled in order to successfully publish a novel. It will be especially useful to authors who plan to self-publish.

The plugin is free with no upgrade nags anywhere.


  • Covers everything required to publish a novel
  • Includes an Outline tool to plan all your scenes/chapters
  • Includes a Character tool where you can add photos and plan your characters
  • Includes a budget that can be exported to CSV
  • Includes 5 built-in reports
  • Allows you to attach documents, like manuscript drafts, research, etc.
  • Unlike desktop software, it can be accessed anywhere
  • Uses the power of native WordPress features, including custom post types

For more info, vist the Plan My Novel home page.


  • Main Plugin Interace
  • The Character Tool
  • The Outline Tool


  1. Download the plugin via
  2. Upload the ZIP file through the ‘Plugins > Add New > Upload’ screen in your WordPress dashboard
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


FAQs for the plugin are available on the Plan My Novel home page.

Contributors & Developers

“Plan My Novel” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.


The changelog is within the file changelog.txt in the plugin root folder.