5 No-Brainer (Yet Almost Always Overlooked) Ways To Pick Character Names For Your Book

My wife was 8 months pregnant and we still hadn’t decided on a name for the baby. I mean this is a big decision right!? Think about how many hundreds of thousands of times this name will be used through the course of his/her life. Sure we tossed around tons of ideas just like everyone does.…

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5 Writing Mistakes That Make You Look Like An Amateur

No matter what stage in our writing careers we are in, we all fall victim to these 5 rookie mistakes. Are you making any of these errors? 1. NOT PROOFING CORRECTLY Want to wow your audience? Take the time to reread your writing for spelling, grammatical, extra spacing, etc. Failing to do so screams unprofessional…

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Scrivener Quick Tip: How To Preview Your .ePub Book Without A Tablet or eReader

Head over to MagicScroll to get started. Here you’ll find a simple box from which you can upload EPUB files: You can also install Magic Scroll as a Chrome App? It’s free and gives you an attractive bookmark. Reading: You don’t need to register to upload a file; you can simply upload it. Cool Features Don’t want to bother…

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Scrivener Quick Tip: How To Lock Your Editor Screen

Why would you want to use this? Well sometimes you know you will be working in a single editor window for awhile. Locking the screen will allow you to stay in that screen despite what you click in the binder. This is especially useful if you are working in split screen mode for example. The…

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Scrivener Quick Tip: Use A Personal Photo For Your Fullscreen Background

If you write in the distraction free fullscreen mode often then you’ll love this. Did you know that you can bring in your own custom background image? It’s really simple. Here’s How: Step 1: Go To View > Composition Backdrop > Choose… Step 2: Navigate to a photo on your computer and select “Open” Step…

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10 Little Known Scrivener Tricks That Can Save You Time

There are literally hundreds if not thousands of cool little things you can do with Scrivener to save you some time. Here is a quick 10 to get you started. 1. Move the cursor to the bottom of the screen in full screen to show the control panel, or the top of the screen for…

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