Hello SErs. Harmony here. Happy Friday 🙂 Before I get to today's question, I want to tell you a joke (yeah, sorry about this) ... A guy brings a squirrel into a bar and sets the cage down. The bartender says, 'What's that?' 'A mystery writer.' 'What? That looks like a squirrel.' 'Yeah,' the guys … Continue reading Friday Writing Question: Where do You Start?
Greetings Story Empire readers! This week we continue with another use of Scrivener's Inspector - Document References . Just as a refresher, the Inspector is turned on by clicking on View in Scrivener. Slide down the menu to Layout and click on Inspector in the fly-out menu that is displayed (for keyboard command enthusiasts use … Continue reading How to Use Scrivener as a Reference Library
Hello SErs! Harmony here. Back in December, Craig Boyack wrote an excellent post on writing medium, which you can find HERE. When I read the post, it reminded me of how I use Maslow's hierarchy of needs to help build in-depth characters. Here's what I wrote to Craig in the comments ... What you say … Continue reading How to Use Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs for Characterisation
Hello to all the Story Empire readers, PH here today with a Scrivener tip I hope you'll find useful. Ever realized your formatting is incorrect throughout your documents? It could be simple things like the type of quotation marks (smart or straight) or you think there are lots of extra blank spaces present. Well, there’s … Continue reading How to Change Formatted Content in Scrivener
Hello SErs! Harmony here. With all the recent changes to Twitter's tweeting and auto-tweet rules, I thought it might be useful to talk about how we can use the IFTTT platform to help us out a little. I used to subscribe to Roundteam, which took care of a lot of my retweets for me, and … Continue reading How to use IFTTT (If This, Then That) with Twitter