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Writing

Five quick ways to make Word look more like Scrivener

It’s been a while since I’ve offered any writing tips here. But given the lockdown and the fact I can’t get out to any events this summer now’s the time to change that. So here’s the first of my writing tips, all of which will now be delivered as short YouTube videos since that seems […]

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Web/Tech Writing

Managing revisions in Scrivener

Here are two wonderful little tricks for making sure you make the most of that all-important revision process. The first is to put a status mark on each document in your book. There are presets for the status feature you’ll find in the Inspector. But you can add your own. Just choose the edit option […]

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Writing

Free Scrivener template

Please note this post is very out of date now as is the template. It was written for an early version of Scrivener 2 on the Mac. How it functions with Scrivener 3 I don’t know. I imagine you can update it but it’s up to you to play around with that. I won’t be […]

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Writing

Five reasons I use Ulysses

The reaction to the news Ulysses is moving to a subscription basis has been pretty remarkable. After I said I thought it was a good idea for the reasons outlined here I had a few weird responses on Twitter calling me, among other things, a ‘fanboy’ (confession: when it comes to Ulysses I am) and […]