Which Scrivener template should you choose? That depends on what you’re trying to do and how you plan to set up your project. Here are some hints on picking a template for your next project. (If you’re not sure how to create a new project, check out this post.) What is a Project Template, Anyway? A
A Scrivener project template is a framework on which to base a new project. Whether you’re penning a book, article, screenplay, or research paper, there’s a template for you. (For more on how to choose the best template for your project, check out Choosing a Scrivener Project Template.) For example, the Novel template comes prepopulated with certain folders, such as
UPDATE: For the Scrivener 2.x templates post, click here. If you’ve been working in Scrivener for a while, you probably have it set up exactly the way you like it. You’ve modified the labels, opened the Inspector, created your own extra folders and files for things like unused scenes, research, productivity tracking, character sketches, and saved searches.