Outlining made easy
Start outlining an arc by adding chapters
Add Drivers to specify which characters and events lead the action
Describe how the arc progresses in each chapter
Explore your story
Detail the relationships between elements
Spot elements that are only loosely connected to the story
See the story from one element's point of view
Connect elements and describe their relationship
Outline Arcs the element
View the contents of other elements while keeping Deep Mode on single element
Thread story elements and capture relationship to track how they evolve.
Use our templates to define Characters, Arcs, Events and Themes
See your outline from different angles to identify structural patterns
“I created Lynit to help me write my first book. I had lots of characters, arcs, and a complex fantasy setting and needed a tool to help me wrangle it all together.”
- Michael Green
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The good thing about the app is it forces the writer to break the book down to the essentials. It won't let the writer drift away from what's important.
So, your app has proved that I was completely stubborn with my first chapter haha.
Historical Fiction Author
I'm a multi-published author (23 books) and have my own method, but Lynit might make it a more organized process.
Aida Brückner & Dominik Grittner
How much does Lynit cost?
Currently Lynit is in Beta and is free.
What happens when the Beta ends?
Your data will carry over into our full launch. You will be able to permanently delete your data if you wish.
Is my data secure?
Your data is encrypted-at-rest and encrypted-in-transit. We make daily backups of your data for recovery in case of an emergency. To provide our service, Lynit will have to access the number and type of story elements as well as which element types they are connected to, but your data is yours. We will never reuse or share your data with a third-party without your explicit consent. You can learn more about our terms of service here.
How do I give feedback about features I would like to see in Lynit?
We are happy to receive any feedback and respond to every message. You can click here to contact us.
Who created Lynit?
Our founder Michael Green first created Lynit to help himself manage rewriting his first book. He is a data scientist by trade and used his analytical experience to inform how he approached writing.