Enroll anytime for indefinite access to lessons, videos, and the class instructor for questions. This course provides the essential functions and features of Scrivener 3 that you need to get started writing. Valuable for plotters, pantsers/discovery writers, fiction and nonfiction, long or short stories, blogging, or whatever else you're writing. By the end of this course, you'll be able to:
- create and setup a project that works for your writing style or type of project.
- rename and rearrange chapters, scenes, sections of your manuscript.
- work with the Corkboard to plot or preview your manuscript's structure.
- find anything in your project.
- backup your work and find/use a project backup.
- compile to a Word document.
- find help when you need it.
- 48 quick, step-by-step lessons
- 15 instructional videos
- Q&A with the instructor (via lesson comments)
- 10 cheat/review sheets
- progress chart to keep you on track
Requirements: Scrivener 3 (trial or paid version, or willingness to download it), MacOS 10.12 (Sierra) or better
Price: $39 Want to try before you buy? Check out the FREE lessons below. Scroll to the bottom of the page to see what other students have to say about this course.
Unlimited access with no expiration date.
Things to Know Before You Start
Creating a New Project and Scrivener Introduction
Writing in the Editor
Working with Documents and Folders
Understanding the Binder
Planning Your Project with the Synopsis and Corkboard
Finding Anything in Your Project
Protecting Your Work with Backups
Compiling (Exporting) Your Manuscript
Getting More Help
What Others Have Said
Scrivener 3 Fundamentals for Mac
Hi, Gwen I enjoyed so much your teaching and what I learned that I have returned to the course a second run-through. Thank you for making this free and happy return possible. Cheers Robert Cowin
Great for Beginners
This is a great course for beginners, and then some. I took this course after writing my third novel in Scrivener without any lessons. Even though I'd been using the program for quite some time, I found this course hugely helpful, in honing my Scrivener skills at the basic level. I'd recommend this for anyone with doubts about their moves in Scrivener.
Detailed, clear, and thoughtfully planned
By: Wendy LaCapra
This course was thorough and thoughtfully planned. I'd been using Scrivener for several months before taking the course but the course material opened up features & uses that are already transforming not only how I use Scrivener, but also how I write.
SCRIVENER 3 FUNDAMENTALS FOR MAC
By: Larry Hutchinson
I will say I learned more than I ever thought I could learn. Thank you for taking all of the time to put together this class. I have a new Macbook and have been learning it while I also have been learning your materials. Your Compile course is next. Larry
Guru of Scrivener
By: Lora Arbrador
I was watching a lot of youtubes and reading blogs to try to get a handle on how to use Scrivener. I came across Gwen's name as the go to person for all things Scriv. So I decided, "Why not go with the best?" Gwen knows Scrivener from the inside out and although she is master of its complexity, she has a way of simplifying its use so that I was able to teach myself (that's what it felt like) by going through her online course. Plus any questions I had Gwen responded in lightening fast time. I'm now happily working on my three books in Scrivener and feeling competent and enjoying all the benefits that Scriv has to offer.