10/09/16

Since I already had the beats written before launching this site, most of today involved trying to figure out the Scrivener-to-Wordpress transition.  I’d say it was moderately successful; the story beats are now imported as a project here.

I also want to briefly discuss the advantage of the split screen option within Scrivener when going from the outline to the beats.  Like I did for the outline, I set up a Beats folder within the Research tab.

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Then I used the Scrivener split screen option to divide the working pane between the Outline and Beats folders.  (Red Arrow in image below).

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When you first split the screen, it will default to the corkboard interface.  I prefer the multi-file interface (red arrow below), so that I can see multiple scenes at once.

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I’ve found that I prefer to keep the documents that I’m working on in the middle of the screen and the reference material on the right.  But, that’s probably just a personal preference.

I use the same strategy to move from beats to scenes, which I’ll start posting soon.

Check out the story beats here.

Thanks!