Metadata: Data about data
A novel is a complex structure, not just a series of chapters broken into scenes, but a carefully woven plait of events and conversations, with interconnected themes, plots subplotslots, enacted by a cast of characters each of whom changes over time.
Scrivener scores 10 out of 10 in providing metadata features that can simultaneously track the separate strands of the tale, measure progress and allow the writer to...
Project keywords provide another way of recording metadata.
As a reminder:
I've renamed Label as Location - so I know where each scene takes place.
Not changed Status - it will prove useful when I start to edit.
I've set up custom metadata for POV - see the blog post on 16 October.
Now, I'm going to use project keywords to record who appears within each scene, and then consider other options...