Story Tracker makes keeping track of your submitted stories, novels, and articles easy. Never wonder again where or when you submitted a story. The information is all right there on your iPhone or iPod touch!
Whether you’re a working freelance writer, a hobbyist, or something in-between, Story Tracker is a valuable addition to your writing toolbox. Many magazines, journals, or other markets for your work don’t allow simultaneous submissions. When you’re juggling dozens or even hundreds of stories, it’s easy to make an embarrassing mistake. Keeping track of it all can soon become a nightmare.
Can’t remember the maximum word-counts for a particular market, or whether they’re open or closed to submissions this week? Drop by their website from within Story Tracker to check submission guidelines. If it seems like an eternity since you’ve heard back about that novella you sent out, you may be right. Use Story Tracker to check how long submissions have been out to market, and send a quick query email off to the editor.
Here’s what you can do with Story Tracker:
â€¢Check the status of your stories, markets, and submissions at a glance.
â€¢Use the index to jump through long lists of stories and markets fast.
â€¢Add or remove stories, markets and submissions with ease.
â€¢Add details for each story, including title, word-count, genre, and notes.
â€¢View total income earned for each story.
â€¢’Trunk’ stories to hide them from the story list when creating submissions.
â€¢View the submission history for each story, sorted by date.
â€¢Add details for each market, including title, genre, editor and more.
â€¢Use the embedded web-browser to quickly check on market websites.
â€¢Launch email or phonecalls directly from market details.
â€¢Log whether a particular market is open or closed to submissions.
â€¢Closed markets are hidden from the market list when creating submissions.
â€¢Quickly check whether you already have a submission at each market.
â€¢View submission history for each market, sorted by date.
â€¢View response times for each submission.
â€¢Add details for each submission, including story, market, sent/response due/response dates, withdrawn status, and notes.
â€¢Response due dates are calculated automatically based on market response time and submission sent date, or can be overridden.
â€¢Past due submissions are flagged with an exclamation mark on the story and submission screens.
â€¢Log whether a market has rejected, bought, or published a story submission.
â€¢Store income earned for each submission.
â€¢Statistics show totals for:
?stories, markets, and submissions.
?stories that have never been submitted, or have been abandoned (ie trunked).
?submitted stories still out to market.
?past due and withdrawn submissions.
?rejections, sales, and publications.
â€¢Always remembers what screen you were looking at last.
â€¢Saves changes on exit, or when interrupted by a phonecall.
Not sure if Story Tracker is for you? Try the free Lite version available on the App Store now. The Lite version allows you to store up to 5 stories, 5 markets, and 5 submissions. The full version has no such limit.