Sunday, July 15, 2012

Mini-flurry of @ScrivenerApp mentions in my feeds today reminds me I've proper writing in mind ...

Charlie Stross Explains Why I Can't Always Follow His Stories | Mother Jones
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Wait a second. The author of the novel, the guy who's spent months immersed in the world he's created, is sometimes unable to follow his own plot without the help of a monster piece of project coordination software? Seriously? So how are the rest of us, who merely have a long stream of words to cajole us along, supposed to follow it?
Well, I wouldn't call it a "monster piece of project coordination software," but I see Mr. Drum's point.

There was also Sam Harris earlier:

I downloaded Scrivener a few months ago when a story idea was heating up and started experimenting with it, but I let the story move to a back burner, as I almost always do ...

2 comments:

  1. Never heard of it.

    I'll have to take a look.

    Sounds like it could be a good or a bad thing.

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  2. There's a little bit of a learning curve ... but it is a very cool tool.

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