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The power tool


What sort of tool is it?

It is an app that you download and install on your computer that enables you to plan your book project, plot your story, create character sketches and do the actual writing of the manuscript.

You can also access Dabble via a web browser or an app on your phone or tablet.

Where to Get it

The Dabble’s web app is available here at and can be used on any computer; Windows, Mac, Chromebook, and Linux.


Dabble is available on a subscription basis at three different tiers. Each tier offers you monthly or annual options. You get a 20% discount with the annual payment plan.

You can also do a one-time payment of $399 (as of July 23, 2021) to get ‘lifetime usage’ where you never have to pay subscriptions or for any upgrades.

If you are a student, you get 30% off.

Here is the pricing table:

Dabble Pricing

And with annual pricing selected:

A 14-day free trial is available.

What can you do with Dabble?

  • Create and organize your story notes
  • Plot your story using Dabble’s plot grid, plot lines (subplots), and plot points (the events that take place in your subplots).
  • Makes it easy to have events in each subplot happen at the right time in your story.
  • Create character sketches, character relationships
  • Make notes on places in your story so you never have to flip through all the pages you’ve written to remember how big the mansion you are writing about actually is.

Dabble Reviews

Here are some video reviews of the Dabble writing platform.


Your Feedback

If you use Dabble, we’d love to hear your feedback in the comments. Thank you!

Team VoW
Author: Team VoW

Valley of Writers provides resources, tools, ideas and training for new writers. We work with a writers and contributors based around the world. Our primary focus is to equip new writers with skills to help them reach new audiences and achieve their goals.

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