It’s no secret around here that I’m a huge fan of Scrivener, the #1 tool for writing. I’ve used it for two novels, six nonfiction books, and even for quickly formatting copied text to generate personal-use PDFs.

Still, I get questions all the time about what it really does that Word or Pages can’t handle.

There’s no easy answer.

However, I wanted to write a post that would provide the “pre-user” a good starting point for comparing Scrivener to their current writing tool of choice, to help people decide if it in fact would benefit their workflow.

Read more at Scrivener: An Introduction to Novel Writing.

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One thought on “Scrivener: An Introduction to Novel Writing

  1. Scrivener gave me headaches but I finally got it to work for me. It has my vote for helping a writer hold a “series” together. The corkboard helps identify passive scenes. For the money, it’s a good deal

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