Crowdfunding. A year after

Hey friends!

Huh... a year ago crowdfunding ended! This whole crowdfunding story was a good lesson for me, and despite the fact that it failed miserably, I'm not going to retreat from my goal.

Yesterday I had a very bizarre dream - as if I were in some huge hall. There is a huge hole in the middle of this hall that leads right to the netherworld, where terrible demons are born from stone blocks into the light. Swinging cords with hooks at the ends hang from the ceiling. And a huge number of people around me are as if in some kind of ecstasy and greet demons and jump right on the hooks, sacrificing themselves and saluting the demons. And you know that the strangest thing is that in this whole terrible picture I did not feel fear, instead, I sincerely could not understand why everyone was behaving in such a strange way and just wanted to get away from there quickly, which I did...

And it seems now that I clearly understand what this dream was about... there is no need to doubt yourself and the choice you make. There is no need to doubt your choice not to follow the way that everyone is following. It may even be useful to look at what everyone is doing and do things differently, do the opposite. Very often in my life, I had to stand on the road of choice, at the fork between doing things like everybody does it, or doing it my own way... I thank my parents for not forced me to go where it seemed right but giving me the freedom to choose. And though often (yes often) such decisions are complex and you have to answer for them with your sweat and blood, but these are decisions that sound in tune with your heart and fill you with life-giving energy.

And that is exactly what will happen with Starc. I want to make the most useful, most convenient, and coolest software for authors, and I will do it. Every day, drop by drop. And I will not do it the way everyone does - they tell me to go to the investors, everyone does it now, and I say that we can do it ourselves; they tell me to do all the software closed, and we will make most of it free and also open the source; Yes, even with fucking buttons they say that no one makes funny inscriptions in the professional software, and we will have them, just because no one does it.

So, friends, stay tuned - we have a long story ahead! :)

P.S. STARC beta version. Inside your mailbox. Tomorrow.

Published: 29 May 2020


N. 31.05.2020 at 17:24 # Reply
I appreciate your passion and ethic. Scenarist is a wonderful app. I just started using it on my Debian (Linux) based laptop and I'm very impressed. It is beautifully designed and it's loaded with useful features. Thank you for your hard work incl. the funny buttons, the advocacy for open source etc. etc.! I'm looking forward to Starc.
dimkanovikov 01.06.2020 at 06:18 # Reply
Thanks, my friend!
Kader Ouattara 21.06.2020 at 06:06 # Reply
Visibility of text
I like very much your soft. And the way you talk about it resonate whith me (...Blueprinting...). I feel like home for the first time with a screenwriting software... Sorry for my english, i am from a french speaking country (Africa, Mali). So voilĂ . Just keep it going, never give up. The only thing is i can not see what i am writing. It is too small on my computer. Maybe you should think about an option to zoom in or out just for the visibility of texts. Great Job. Thank you.
dimkanovikov 23.06.2020 at 07:51 # Reply
Hello Kader, you can zoom in text or cards with the Ctrl and + shortcut (Command and + if you on Mac), and Ctrl and - (Command and - for Mac) for zoom out.
Caleb Ellis 23.06.2020 at 08:37 # Reply
Thank you so much for your software! I have downloaded and then chucked almost 10 different professional screenwriting software. I am writing a script for a video game, and the mind map is what brought me to this software. The way it has the mind map built in is amazing! Other software only has the cards! Anyway, thank you for this software, it has been very helpful. One thing that might make it better, though, would be if there was a plain text format instead of having to use the action or dialogue for the note showing the player's choices.
dimkanovikov 13.07.2020 at 06:53 # Reply
Thank you, my friend! In the Story Architect app, we'll add the plain text option to the screenplay editor!
Diego 23.07.2020 at 13:53 # Reply
Thank you very much
Thank you very much for your software! It is a very useful and versatile app, I use it daily to write my scripts and in classes with my students. Congratulations!
01.06.2021 at 23:58 # Reply
Thank you very much
Thanks for your kind words! Stay tuned! )
Patience 24.08.2020 at 01:02 # Reply
This software came in handy
This software came in handy last minute when my students were trying to finish their scripts. Using the folders I see we can put all the treatments from Camera, Sound to Directing all at a go. It is the best so far. Thank you for your hardwork.
02.06.2021 at 00:17 # Reply
This software came in handy
We glad to read those lines and that is not the full list of features! And more interesting functional you can find in the next KIT generation - Story Architect.

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