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Scrivener 1 for Windows: The Basics and Beyond

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Description: This course walks you through the basics of Scrivener and into some intermediate topics (see course outline at right). You'll learn how to customize your projects for the way you write, including simple but powerful tools for organizing, visualizing, revising, and sharing your work. Includes 80+ step-by-step lessons, 40 instructional videos, cheat/review sheets, a Q&A forum and Facebook group, and a progress chart to keep you on track.

Help: The instructor checks in regularly to answer questions.

Price: $49 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.

Course Information


Course Instructor

Gwen Hernandez Gwen Hernandez Author

Blending writing with her tech background and love of teaching, Gwen has helped thousands of writers all over the world find the joy in Scrivener through her popular online courses, in-person workshops, and books like Scrivener For Dummies.

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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 Work with the Synopsis

Color-Coding and Organizing Your Files with Label and Status

Staying Organized with Notes, References, and Keywords

Storyboarding and Planning your Project with the Corkboard

Getting a High-Level View with the Outliner

Writing Without Distractions using Full Screen Mode

Compiling (Exporting) Your Manuscript

Marking Up Your Manuscript with Comments and Annotations

Finding Anything in Your Project

Protecting Your Work with Backups

Getting More Help

What Others Have Said

Scrivener 1 for Windows: The Basics and Beyond
By: BJ Hester

This course was well worth the money spent, and the time invested to complete it. Very thorough. I recommend it highly.

Scrivener by Gwen
By: Lison

I appreciated the scrivener's class by Gwen because they are clear, easy to follow, either written or by videos, wich serves me well because I like as much to read the rules than to follow them on a screen. And most of all, Gwen is always there to help you solve a problem. Always... Thank you Gwen, Lison Dubreuil