Colleen
I have used the desktop version of Novel Factory, but switched to Linux after the Windows forced update, which ruined my computer.  Now I'm trying out the online version instead, and have noticed the sub plot features.

I'm approaching writing differently than a novel.  I'm using blogging and YouTube channel as my "novel" to tell several stories.

Is there a way to create a new "novel" for each blog?   Then each post for the blog becomes a chapter.  I use the story plot diagram to frame my blog posts and YouTube videos.  That is, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution.

For each blog post, the resolution is actually a cliff hanger, that leads into the next blog post or video.

I'm probably a nerd for choosing this format for writing my blog posts, but it's so much fun, and people interact with my stories and become characters in the story.  It's like having a living book, so to speak.

So, what are the limitations of Novel Factory?  Use scenes as the chapters/blog posts, or create a new novel for each blog post?
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thenovelfactory
Hi Colleen,
Thanks for your message! It's a little hard to be confident about giving advice in this situation as I'm struggling to get my head around it a little, and as the Novel Factory wasn't designed to be used in this way it's quite possible neither option will be ideal.

However, if each of your stories is a blog post, I don't think I would choose to start a new novel project for each one. It feels like using one Scene per blog post makes more sense.

Not sure if that helps...
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Colleen
That helps a lot.  Thank you.  Each of my blog posts are stories within a big picture.  For instance, I blog about setting up a homestead, and yet, each character has a life of their own.  So the stories branch out from the big picture, into different blogs.   Homesteading, project management, business, art, etc. 

One of the characters had an unexpected story to tell.  What started out as a homestead story, turned into a life or death situation where the main character had to decide to continue with their homestead, or give up the dream in order to help another character live.  After giving up their dream, the other character becomes another story.

One of the characters in the story got in trouble with the law, and so the original story line changed in order to follow their story. 

In blogging, you could look at it as categories.   Additional categories are added as new story lines are discovered.  That's what I mean by a living book.  Real people change the story line and I never know what happens from day to day. 
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Colleen
You're right!  It is scenes.  There are arrows that navigate to the next scene (a new blog post) or previous.  Just like how a blog works.  But this is better than a worksheet because of all the questions Novel Factory asks.

This fills in where a story plot diagram leaves off.

Brilliant!
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thenovelfactory
Wow, I really love this idea - if I'm understanding it right. So there are multiple different directions the story is going in, and you can choose to follow one charcater in detail, or a different ones, to see how things play out for them. I love it!
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“It's extremely useful in organizing and making me think about what I write. The advice was invaluable, and the step-by-step instructions guided me extremely well through the writing process, allowing me to develop characters and plot a lot further than expected.” - See more at: http://www.novel-software.com/writingsoftwaretestimonials.aspx#sthash.0smYiFBM.dpuf
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