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Take Control of Scrivener 2 by Kirk McElhearn

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Plan Your Project

Scrivener is designed so you can jump back and forth between planning and writing, but many writers like to do basic preparation before they write. In this chapter I discuss several important aspects of planning your Scrivener project:

In order to do outlining, visual brainstorming, and otherwise organize your thoughts, you’ll want to use Scrivener tools such as the Binder (and its Collections), the Corkboard, and the Outliner. In Know the Key Organization Tools, I explain each of these options. Also, in Record Project Notes, I tell you how to take notes at the project level.

To import content into your new project, you have many options, which I detail in Add Files and Other Content. You can even take a file you’ve started writing ...

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