Hello SEers and Happy Thanksgiving! I hope everyone has a great holiday! Last week, Staci Troilo shared some fantastic insights for increasing your word-count. There must have been some sort of kismet between us because I was dealing with the same topic as I try to ramp up my word count. Here are some tips … Continue reading Just How Many Words Can You Wordsmith? Follow-up Tips!
Okay, I admit it. When I first began writing, research wasn’t my favorite thing to do. That seems strange because I do enjoy learning—even trivial things. But when it came to writing, I just wanted to delve into a story. But writing a novel, novella, or even a short story without checking the facts can … Continue reading Getting it Right
At its heart, Scrivener as a writer's development tool and that means it's affective from the very beginning of a writing project. Let's look at how to get started. Without even discussing it, Craig and I happened on the same general topic this week, just from differing places. It's great that we happened on the … Continue reading Outline With Scrivener Without Outlining
Let's start a story. In order to get the most out of this, I'm going to assume you already have an outline, or at least an idea of what you hope to accomplish. I'm also going to assume you've gone to the fictional character draft and picked a character or two with some upside. Finally, … Continue reading Let’s Start a New Story
Today's Story Empire topic: Discover layouts in Scrivener, how they are used, the Layout Manager, and tips for navigating your writing project development. Introduction Hello to all the Story Empire readers! As promised in my last post regarding Scrivener and book series development, today we'll take a look at using layouts. This is a handy … Continue reading 5 Tips to Use Scrivener’s Layout Manager to Guide Your Writing