I just might have to give this course a try and take Scrivener for a test drive. I have always been one for keeping things as simple as humanly possible when it comes to writing. I mean, if George R.R. Martin can write his epic novels in DOS, I think I can manage to self-publish using MSWord! But I do like the idea of having an outline, images and scene cards all visible while I write.
As you know I’ve been working (forcing myself) to use Scrivener in my writing.
I tend to be a multiple project kind of worker. In the past, the way I’ve managed this is to create directories and folders (upon folders, upon folders.) As writers, you know that all it takes is to not pay attention when you save a file for it to get lost in another folder – which means you then have to waste time trying to track it down.
One of the beauties of Scrivener is that I can park all of my research, notes, and background material right in my Scrivener project. For someone like me, this is a Godsend.
I also found out that I can download Scrivener onto multiple systems in my household. While I do most of my work at my desk, I do have a portable tablet that I use for…
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