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Scrivener 3

NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, any references to Scrivener for Windows in posts 1-22 are Scrivener 1.x.

  1. New Year, New Scrivener (WU)
  2. Scrivener's Upgrade – Exciting New Features (WITS)
  3. Scrivener 3's New Approach to Compile (specifically section types and section layouts, WU)
  4. Save Every Word with Scrivener’s Snapshots Feature (WITS)
  5. Compiling a DOCX in Scrivener 3 (WU)
  6. 3 Ways to Search in Scrivener 3 (WITS)
  7. Using Styles in Scrivener 3 (WU)
  8. How to Use Scrivener for NaNoWriMo (2018) (at Jami Gold's blog)
  9. Keeping Track of Everything in Scrivener with Metadata (includes Label, Status, and keywords, WITS)
  10. Which Scrivener Features Do You Really Need? (WU)
  11. Protecting Your Work with Scrivener Backups (WITS)
  12. Revising Your Manuscript in Scrivener (WU)
  13. Creating Collections in Scrivener 3 (WU)
  14. Scrivener's Forgotten View: The Outline (WITS)
  15. 16 Scrivener Tools and Tricks (WU)
  16. Creating Custom Scrivener Templates (WITS)
  17. Using Bookmarks in Scrivener 3 (formerly known as References, WU)
  18. Scrivener Quick Tips: A Roundup of Handy Features (WU)
  19. Finding Projects in Scrivener 3 (WU)
  20. Winning NaNoWriMo with Scrivener (WU)
  21. How to Find Anything in Scrivener 3 (search and find options, WU)
  22. Scrivener Scenario: Organizing Your Research and Notes (WU)
  23. Scrivener Scenario: Creating a Series Bible (WU)
  24. Uses for Scrivener Beyond the Manuscript (WU)
  25. Scrivener Skills: Tag, Color Code, and Organize with Metadata (Label, Status, keywords, WU)
  26. Scrivener Skills: Creating an EPUB in Scrivener 3 (Compiling, WU)
  27. Using Split Screen to Save Time in Scrivener 3 (WU)
  28. Adding Images in Scrivener 3

Learn more about Scrivener software and check out the free trial at Literature & Latte.

Scrivener for iOS Posts

  1. Scrivener for iPad and iPhone is here (TLDR: I love it!)
  2. Get unleashed for NaNoWriMo with Scrivener for iOS
  3. The Tricks and Treats of Scrivener for iOS (at WU)
  4. Working with projects in Scrivener for iOS (w/videos)

Scrivener Mac 2.x and Windows 1.x Posts

  1. 2.0 Preview
  2. Custom Meta-Data
  3. Project Templates
  4. Compile (export files, includes help with auto-numbering)
  5. Automatic Backups
  6. Export to Nook (with link for iPad/iBook)
  7. Project Targets
  8. Full Screen Composition Mode features
  9. Snapshots
  10. Formatting tips (includes setting and applying default formatting)
  11. Clipping text to add to your Scrivener project or text file (uses Services)
  12. Helpful Scrivener features for NaNoWriMo (2011)
  13. Using Scrivener to write nonfiction
  14. Writing a screenplay in Scrivener
  15. Scrivener's best for NaNoWriMo (2012)
  16. Scrivener and Amazon play nice
  17. Scrivener for plotters with Hope Ramsay
  18. Getting rid of double paragraph returns in Scrivener (discusses replacing other non-printing characters as well, e.g. tabs)
  19. Inserting images in Scrivener
  20. References in Scrivener
  21. NaNoWriteMore with Scrivener (2013)
  22. Scrivener Basics: Starting, Opening, Closing, and Moving (working with project files)
  23. Revisions in Scrivener
  24. Scrivener for Windows gets an awesome update (1.7.1) (TOC, preserved formatting, presets, custom icons, full screen background images, multiple project notes, document templates)
  25. Writing a series in Scrivener
  26. Adding Evernote notes to a Scrivener project
  27. How I wrote my latest novel in Scrivener (a guest post at David McDonald's page)
  28. Rocking NaNoWriMo with Scrivener (2015)
  29. 9 (or more) Things I Love About Scrivener (at WU)
  30. Scrivener Fundamentals: What every Scrivener user should know (but probably doesn't) (at WU)
  31. Importing Files into Your Scrivener Project (at WU)
  32. Track Your Word Count and Progress with Scrivener (at WU)
  33. Using Scrivener for Mac to compile a PDF for print on demand
  34. Using Scrivener collections and Project Search to populate your series bible
  35. Cool features in Scrivener for Windows' recent updates (includes highlighting in compile, project replace for non-printing characters)
  36. Scrivener and NaNoWriMo for the win (2016)
  37. Choosing a Scrivener project template
  38. Using Scrivener with Story Genius (at WU)
  39. Working with Projects in Scrivener for iOS (w/videos)
  40. Setting Up Your Scrivener Project for Easier Compiling (at WU)
  41. Storyboarding with Scrivener (at WU; all about working with index cards and the Corkboard)
  42. 4 Ways to Make Notes in Scrivener (at WU with video; covers annotations, comments, doc/project notes)

Scrivener 1.x Posts (some updated for Mac 2.x and Windows 1.x)

  1. Intro to Scrivener
  2. Full Screen mode, custom Labels, Synopses
  3. Tracking progress
  4. Split and Merge
  5. Word frequency
  6. Snapshots and Unused Scenes
  7. Split screen
  8. Handy Binder features (duplicating files, grouping files into a folder, changing label/status, tinting icons)
  9. Advanced Searches
  10. Project Replace
  11. Templates
  12. Save Compile Manuscript settings
  13. Annotations
  14. Linking Documents
  15. Format Menu tidbits (eliminate double spaces, show invisible characters, typewriter scrolling)
  16. File and Photo tidbits (alternate photo view, quick export, easy doc txfr between projects)
  17. Saving Layouts
  18. Advanced Highlighter features
  19. Keywords