Scrivener: So Baller

My aunt bought me Scrivener for Christmas, and now that I’ve spent a month or so using it, I’m totally hooked. Granted, I’m still in that new toy phase where I’m writing more than usual just because I want to use Scrivener more, but even once the sheen wears off, I foresee using the program for all my writing.

A couple baller standout features:

  • Writing smaller chunks – scenes, chapters, etc. – that can later be quickly and easily compiled into larger projects – screenplays, novels, etc.
  • Composition mode – blocks out distractions, feels great, looks cool
  • Auto-backup to multiple places – ’cause that one time you’re lazy is that one time you lose that brilliant scene

Scrivener

And trust me, that’s just a teaser. I’m still a Scrivener noob, so I can’t really elaborate on its deeper, richer features yet. And/but I don’t really have to. Scrivener is so awesome, I don’t really need to sell it. Just try it. You won’t be disappointed.

About Dante Rasera

Originally from Upstate New York, I live in Brooklyn, New York, where I work in development at a nonprofit organization that provides arts education for New York City public school students. I graduated with a degree in creative writing from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. During my time there, I studied literature at the University of Edinburgh and was awarded the Thomas E. Meehan Prize in Creative Writing.
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