Writing Craft

(Dr). Jerry Pournelle passes along writing-advice from Robert Heinlein and himself.
Where Stories Come From
January 26, 2022
It’s not pretty.
What’s the Structure? Robert Carlson created a summary chart of thirteen (13) story structure overviews.
Plotters versus Pantsers Plotters plan a story’s major events, then they write using that guide.
Learning Scrivener
February 6, 2021
What is Scrivener? Scrivener is a set of computer tools for organizing, writing, editing, and publishing predominantly “text” works.
Storylines in Scrivener
January 27, 2021
Introduction Over thousands of years, storytellers have learned two things about people:
A Simple Book Let’s say we just want to create a simple book, nothing fancy, with Scrivener.
There’s a Very Good Reason I started re-reading “The Compile Format Designer” chapter in the Scrivener Manual (Scrivener, Help -> Scrivener Manual, chapter 24) today.


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