Scrivener Collections

Scrivener Collections

Scrivener gives you various ways to organize your documents into one project, and some special tools to improve your ability to get around your writing. One way Scrivener gives you additional organizing flexibility is with the collections feature.   Scrivener...
How To Use Scrivener’s Binder

How To Use Scrivener’s Binder

How to Use Scrivener’s Binder The Scrivener Binder is a powerful scrivener feature designed to give the writer ultimate flexibility and control over the organization of his writing. If you’ve ever been frustrated with Microsoft Word because, for example, you have to...
Create Custom Format Presets in Scrivener

Create Custom Format Presets in Scrivener

Custom Format Presets in Scrivener As a creative writer, the last thing you want to spend time doing is a lot of formatting, Good news! Scrivener includes a handy feature that lets you create custom format presets that you might use frequently. Once you’ve customized...
Scrivener Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac

Scrivener Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac

If you use Scrivener, it’s likely that you’re interested in maximizing your writing productivity. Scrivener is a powerful writing tool that gives you flexibility and control over almost every aspect of your writing. One of the best ways to speed up your writing...

Scrivener Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows

If you use Scrivener, it’s likely that you’re interested in maximizing your writing productivity. Scrivener is a powerful writing tool that gives you flexibility and control over almost every aspect of your writing. One of the best ways to speed up your writing...
How to Use Scrivener’s Corkboard

How to Use Scrivener’s Corkboard

Organizing Your Writing with The Corkboard If you’re using Scrivener, there is a good chance that one of the features that attracted you to the software is the corkboard. The corkboard is just what it sounds like, only in Scrivener, and not on an actual corkboard. In...
Scrivener Reads My Writing on a Mac

Scrivener Reads My Writing on a Mac

Read Your Writing Outloud A well-known technique amongst writers in the revision phase is to read your work aloud. You can catch all kinds of grammar mistakes, but perhaps more importantly, you can hear how your writing sounds. Does it sound natural? Does the dialogue...
Outlining with Scrivener

Outlining with Scrivener

The Scrivener Outliner – Do I Have to? Outlinining with Scrivener is easier than you probably think. Whether you’re an Outliner or a Pantser, Planner or a Gardner—however you choose to word it—most would agree that there’s a place for some level of organization in...
Scrivener Custom Meta-data

Scrivener Custom Meta-data

Meta-data in General Meta-what, you ask? Meta-data is data about, well, data. So, it’s information about the attributes associated with a data point. While this may sound very technical, and in one sense it is, it really isn’t. The most common form of meta-data is...
Fixing Scrivener’s Backward Quotation Marks

Fixing Scrivener’s Backward Quotation Marks

Funky Quotation Marks are No Bueno Imagine slaving and toiling for hours, days, or even weeks in a manuscript before you realize that your writing is fraught with backward quotation marks! What would you do? Surely there has to be a better way, rather than going one...

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