September 6th, 2019

Scrivener’s Forgotten View: The Outline

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Gwen Hernandez

Gwen Hernandez

Scrivener has three “group view” modes: Scrivenings, Corkboard, and Outline. Group view modes only have something to display if you’ve selected a folder, or a group of files in the Binder. Hence, the group part.

Scrivenings (multiple document view) and Corkboard (synopsis/index card view) get the most attention, but Outline view is pretty powerful, especially if you use metadata.… Read the post

June 7th, 2019

Protect Your Writing with Scrivener Backups

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by Gwen Hernandez

If you've ever dropped your laptop, spilled water on it, or had a hard drive fail—raising my hand to all of these—you probably understand the value of having your work backed up.

Scrivener does this automatically for you, every time you close a project, but it's a good idea to give it a little more thought.… Read the post

August 22nd, 2018

3 Ways to Search in Scrivener 3

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Gwen Hernandez

In a perfect world, you’d remember every detail about your manuscript, and have a thorough book or series bible to back you up. In reality—if you’re anything like me—you’ve rewritten some scenes so many times you can’t remember which version of it you kept (did I mention the sister or leave her out?), and you definitely forgot to make a note of which type of gun your heroine carries (was it a Sig or a Beretta?).… Read the post


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