iA Writer Review

Posted on Fri 29 September 2017 in Reviews • Tagged with iA Writer, blogging, Ulysses, Scrivener • 9 min read

After my review of Ulysses on macOS and iOS, I take a close look at its understated but fabulous competitor, iA Writer.


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A Scrivener user reviews Ulysses

Posted on Fri 01 September 2017 in Articles • Tagged with Scrivener, Ulysses, macOS, iOS, review • 17 min read

I try Ulysses for several weeks and give my impressions as long-term Scrivener user. I'm impressed and ask myself if I could use it for my writing.


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How I structure novels in Scrivener

Posted on Sat 19 August 2017 in Articles • Tagged with Scrivener, structures, Ulysses, Weaver of Dreams • 3 min read

After reading Matt Gemmell's post on structuring his novel Changer in Ulysses, I take up his open offer to describe how I organise my novel in Scrivener.


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Ulysses succumbs

Posted on Fri 11 August 2017 in Articles • Tagged with Ulysses, Scrivener, subscriptions • 3 min read

Two months after my anti-subscription rant, popular writing tool, Ulysses adopts the same model across macOS and iOS.


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Day one - Weaver Marathon

Posted on Tue 01 August 2017 in Journal • Tagged with Weaver of Dreams, Scrivener, Nanowrimo • 3 min read

I kick off my 31-day marathon to finish Weaver of Dreams and commit to journal my progress.


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A lot of love for a little mini

Posted on Sun 21 May 2017 in Articles • Tagged with iPad, iOS, Scrivener, Android, Nexus, Hardware • 5 min read

I contemplate the end of the iPad mini and what that means for me as someone who uses it for both consumption and writing.


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Visualising POV with Scrivener and Numbers

Posted on Sun 12 March 2017 in Tutorials • Tagged with Scrivener, Numbers, POV, fiction, spreadsheets, writing • 4 min read

I show you how to visual POV frequency in your novel using Scrivener and a basic spreadsheet.


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Using Collections for Scrivener Word Counts

Posted on Fri 11 November 2016 in Tutorials • Tagged with scrivener, nanowrimo, tips, productivity • 2 min read

I show you how to use collections and metadata tags to get your Nanowrimo word count in a Scrivener Project


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Mobile Writing

Posted on Wed 02 November 2016 in Articles • Tagged with productivity, mobile, gear, scrivener, nanowrimo • 3 min read

I wax technological about portable writing setups past and present.


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Separating Concerns

Posted on Sun 25 September 2016 in Articles • Tagged with scrivener, worldbuilding, OneNote, wiki • 4 min read

On Thursday (15th) I tweeted the question asking whether your story's world building source files should be stored in Scrivener or outside of it. By source files, I mean our character sheets, location descriptions and the other myriad of information writers collect and draft as part of the discovery and …


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