Indie Authors: Making the Most out of Scrivener


Scrivener is an amazing tool for writers. You can organize your notes, keep your research all in one place, easily make edits or move around chapters, and even export all your work into other file formats.

At first, using Scrivener may seem daunting because there are so many features. But luckily, many people who use Scrivener regularly are willing to share their tips and tricks. If you are looking for some help, then try Beyond Paper Editing’s “Scrivener Cheat Sheet: Start Using Scrivener Now,” which also includes a downloadable cheat sheet.

And if you’re looking for templates to use, check out Justin’s “Free Scrivener Templates,” which has links to multiple templates for full length novels, short stories, and non-fiction books.

Last, if you want to use Scrivener to help you turn your manuscript into an ebook, then read Angela Quarles’ “Writer Wednesday: Creating an ePub file Using Scrivener + Dreamweaver + Sigil + Kindle Previewer,” an in-depth guide on how to use Scrivener in your workflow to create a clean ebook file.

Got any Scrivener tips? Please share in the comments! And happy writing!

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on January 11, 2016.


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