One of the great things about FINCON11 was that I learned so many neat things. And, as you can probably attest to, some of the best learning experiences took place during candid, casual conversations with other bloggers. One of the tidbits that I picked up at the conference came from Ryan Guina at Cash Money Life. He mentioned that, for big writing projects, he liked using an app called Scrivener.
Scrivener helps you organize your writing projects, notes/research and other information to help you with your large writing projects. I haven’t spent a ton of time checking it out, but I am working on a book that I’m ghostwriting using Scrivener. So far, it’s been great. I’ve enjoyed using it — much easier to organize a large project than using Word.
You can organize your manuscript in sections. I’m using chapters. You can keep your research right where you can see it, making it easy to manage. When you want to work on a chapter, you can go right to it. When you’re done, you can compile your manuscript so that you