Getting Started in Scrivener
In This Chapter
Figuring out what you can do with Scrivener
Clarifying the differences between Mac and Windows
Working with keyboard shortcuts
Starting a project
Getting familiar with Scrivener
Thinking about how you write
Parts of Scrivener probably look very familiar to you. The Editor pane, for example, is essentially the built-in word processor. If you’ve been using a computer to write — and not, say, carving stone tablets or working in crayon — then the act of putting down words will be a piece of cake in Scrivener, too. At least, Scrivener makes writing easy from a technical standpoint. It can’t do anything about your muse.
Outside the Editor, however, things look a little different, maybe even a bit confusing. If you’re not already familiar with the Scrivener interface — and maybe even if you think you are — you can use this chapter to ...