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Featured Tutorials

Storyist 4 for iOS Overview

Storyist 4 for iOS is a paid upgrade that requires iOS 13 or later. If you're a Storyist 3 user, you're probably curious about what's changed. This overview describes the changes in some detail. Read »

Formatting a Novel

In the standard manuscript format, text is double-spaced, left-aligned, and set in 12-point Courier. The first line of a paragraph is indented one half inch, or 5 characters, from the margin. The margins are set so that there are 25 lines per page. Read »

Working with Styles

Storyist has a flexible style system to help you easily format your work. This tutorial walks you through the style-related features and provides tips and tricks to help you get the most out of them. Read »

Creating a PDF for Print

So you've finished your manuscript, edited it, and now you're ready to publish. Great! Use this handy tutorial (complete with sample files) to learn how to create a print-ready PDF. Read »

Customizing Your Book Design

Does your book call for something a little different? Use the built-in templates as a starting point for your own design. This tutorial (with sample files) shows you how. Read »

And More...

For more tutorials, check out the Tutorials Page. You'll find information on formatting a novel, using Storyist for screenwriting, using Storyist with iCloud and Dropbox, and more.