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Scrivener® Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Jennifer Ackerman Kettell

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9. Brainstorming with Scrivener

Although Scrivener can be used for all manner of writing projects, a large percentage of its user base is composed of fiction writers. With that in mind, this chapter is all about using brainstorming tools with Scrivener to come up with your story.

In Chapter 7, “Plotting in the Outliner,” you learned how to import and export Outline Processor Markup Language (OPML) files to work in conjunction with mind map applications. Mind mapping is one of many ways to brainstorm your plot and characters. Hopefully, this chapter gives you other ideas and shows you how to work both within and beyond Scrivener in a cohesive ...

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