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Today's guest is writer, publisher, Scrivener trainer and author of the Udemy course Scrivener for iOS, Steve Shipley. Rather than discussing how Steve uses Scrivener for writing his two books and scriptwriting stage plays, today's blog post focuses on how, as an early beta tester for Scrivener for iOS, he came to write his course: Scrivener for iOS, available to my readers at 70% off ...

How to develop a writer's presence online Last Sunday, I attended a full-day workshop. The class comprised novel writers, short story writers, a poet, and several bloggers - a truly mixed bunch of writers, all keen to come to grips with the technology of websites, social media opportunities and the mysteries of the Internet. Why did I drive a round trip of 167 miles? I already have a website, and a presence on Facebook...

Courtney Kenney is today's quest. Courtney's book Creating Space to Thrive: Get Unstuck, Reboot Your Creativity and Change Your Life is a great read, full of brilliant advice, and is on sale at only $0.99 for five days, starting TODAY. I'm so pleased to have Courtney here, sharing her Scrivener journey with us. So, Courtney, you're a Scrivener Supporter? Absolutely! Scrivener has changed my life as a writer. Before Scrivener, I wrote in Microsoft Word and...

Today's guest is Alinka Rutkowska, fellow Wrimo and Scrivener fan. Back in March 2016, Alinka shared how she uses Scrivener in her writing. Since then, she and I have been talking and finding that we have much in common. We're learning all the time, and we make mistakes along the way. We both want to share what we've discovered, to help other writers enjoy the same success we've had, without the setbacks. We...

  There's a lot to learn with self-publishing but, if you listen to indie experts like Joanna Penn, you'll know already that one book is not enough for any writer. One book is not enough That's not because we can't stop writing. It's not because we are addicted to the process of sharing our thoughts with an unsuspecting world. No, it's because our carefully crafted book is like a balloon. We inflate it. Tie...

I blog mostly about using Scrivener, but - let's be honest - as writers, our end goal is publication and, for many nowadays, that means self-publishing. Although I've had many books published via the traditional route - you can check this out on LinkedIn - in September 2016, I self-published my EDITING The RedPen Way: 10 steps to successful self-editing. How did I do it? Read on! My first steps on the route...

Linda Lindquist is my guest today. A fellow student at the Self Publishing School, whose book KEEPING YOUR COMPUTER HEALTHY is being launched today and will be free to download for five days starting TODAY. Linda's book covers four main topics of concern to computer users: How to find out whether your computer is infected How the cyber-criminals get in How to remove the malware infections How to keep your computer healthy All important information! Hi,...

Bookmarks Annotations are useful for leaving yourself messages within your manuscript, but a special form of these, linked to the text itself, is the bookmark. What is a bookmark in Scrivener? A bookmark is a linked annotation, one which marks a spot within the manuscript so that you can navigate to that spot easily when needed. Bookmarking can also be used to mark out sections of text within a longer manuscript. Why use bookmarks? Bookmarks can...