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Offline Adrian_Selby

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Re: Scrivener, worth trying out?
« Reply #15 on: February 12, 2016, 09:16:21 AM »
Scrivener does look interesting.  I use One Note extensively, i.e. it contains all my research and my plot structure, character bios etc. via its 'notebook/page' org structure.  It's cloud based so good for the bus and at home/lunchtimes in work.

Has anyone moved from that sort of use of One Note to Scrivener and felt the benefit?

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Re: Scrivener, worth trying out?
« Reply #16 on: February 12, 2016, 03:48:35 PM »
I tried Scrivener. It's quite good for what it does.
My difficulty is that I write mostly on Apple devices, and need to sync through the cloud plus write on iPad.
Scrivener, to my knowledge, can't do that.

I've been using "Ulysses", which is also good at what it does, but isn't full-featured enough for me.
It's actually quite frustrating to think I may find something better, and then have to move everything from one system to the other.
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Scrivener, worth trying out?
« Reply #17 on: February 12, 2016, 04:08:11 PM »
I tried scrivener, but my lack of organization made it hard for me to get started organizing. I didn't have my thoughts formed well enough,  and I couldn't get the hang of it because I just didn't know where to start
Personally I can see the advantages, and I may give it another try now that I have a better handle on my ideas. It sure would beat making my own folders and notes as im building a few large worlds at different times. If I could get the hang of using it It could certainly become my favorite tool.