Visualize your readers' emotional journey through your stories with Story Beats, a web-based tool for creating your own beat maps.

Not ready yet?

Watch the introductory video

Or, study Hamlet's Beat Map

Break your stories into typed beats:

Pipe

Procedural

Question

Reveal

Gratification

And connect those beats with transitions:

Up beat

Lateral beat

Down beat

Mixed beat

& more!

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