Scrivener For Windows - A Quick And Easy Guide
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Created by David Lee Martin
Last updated 10/2016
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What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course you will be a Scrivener expert.
  • You will be able to create, arrange, organise, edit and export a Scrivener project with ease.
  • You will know how to create a publish ready file for Kindle.
  • You will know how to create a publish ready file for the iBookstore, Kobo & Nook.
  • You will know how to export a formatted PDF for Createspace and other Print-On-Demand services.
  • You will know how to work with images in your Scrivener projects.
  • You will be able to integrate Scrivener into your everyday workflow, and speed up your content creation.
  • You will know how to use the popular Scrivener Novel template.
  • You will never again be intimidated or confused by Scrivener's powerful interface and feature set.
  • You will feel totally in control of your content creation within Scrivener, and be unleashed to harness it's power in your writing and your business.
  • Plus a whole lot more...
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  • Just a heart to learn, a desire to write, and a copy of Scrivener for Windows (trial versions are available on the Scrivener website if you do not already have a copy).


“Most useful course EVER!!!" RS Clark

“Five Stars - First I want to say that if I could add a star - I would. The course just kept getting better and better. The instructor has added to the course, since I began, and has expanded on many topics. If you use Scrivener, or want to use Scrivener - this course is a must!! " Larry Sweet

Fantastic In-depth Scrivener training." Amy Harrop

“Excellent course! I've had Scrivener for some time. Never realised there was so much to the program. This course has been a real eye opener for me. Learning some real cool tips and tricks. At last I'm learning how to use Scrivener which in turn makes the task of writing easier." Roma Hudson

One of the most professional video courses I've ever seen." Britt Malka

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Welcome To The ONLY Scrivener For Windows Training Course On The Planet!

This Training Is Guaranteed To Unlock The Secrets Of Scrivener Right Before Your Eyes.

Give Learn Scrivener For Windows Just One Hour, And You Will Already Be Harnessing The Power Of This Unique Software To Realize Your Own Writing Dreams.

If you are a writer of any kind - a poet, a novelist, an educator, a blogger, in fact, whatever you are up to in the world of writing and content creation - and you are not already using Scrivener for your writing projects - you are missing out on the best kept secret in a writer's creative toolbox.

Scrivener For Windows is a unique and revolutionary piece of software that will take your writing projects, content creation, and research to the next level.

Unfortunately, a lot of people shy away from making the leap from second rate (just my opinion, but I know I'm not alone) writer's tools like Microsoft Word, because Scrivener, at first glance, looks complicated and difficult to grasp.

I promise you that this is not the case.

The Learn Scrivener For Windows Course teaches with ease and clarity everything you need to know to make your writing projects rock.

No more excuses! This course is for you.

Within less than 30 minutes of the Learn Scrivener training you will instantly recognise how Scrivener can work for you in any writing or research project you are involved in.

Once you have those key components in place, and there are just a few essentials for this to be one of the best investments you will ever make, there will be no holding you back. You can then choose to look under the hood a little further and taste the power of this superlative program and its amazing benefits for creatives like yourself, and enjoy the advanced areas of training included in this comprehensive course.

Even if you are opening Scrivener for the very first time, the Learn Scrivener For Windows Course will hold your hand and have you up and running in no time.

And for experienced Scriveneers among us? There are tons of tips and tricks you will discover. Keys that will undoubtedly streamline your workflow, and fuel your creativity. Plus, more are being added all the time as I discover new tricks myself.

I can honestly say that no other tool has helped me in my writing career quite as much as Scrivener. I wish that I had access to training like this when I first started my own journey. What an incredible time saver that would have been!

Don't believe me? Try it for yourself, and you will wonder how you ever lived with our Scrivener!

Just a few of the Scrivener keys you will learn that will open the creative floodgates:

  • How to set up a Scrivener project from scratch.
  • How to utilize the Scrivener templates.
  • How to format your documents like a rock star.
  • How to add research from just about any source, and organise it right within your Scrivener project (no more mess of folders and bookmarks, everything right at your fingertips!).
  • Enjoy distraction free writing (just one click away).
  • How to export your project for Kindle publishing in just a few taps of the mouse.
  • How to export to ePub format for the iBookstore, Kobo and Nook.
  • How to take that same project and create a publish ready PDF for Createspace and other print-on-demand services (not a lot of people know how to do this, but Learn Scrivener makes it Quick & Easy!).
  • How to use Scrivener's cool cork board view to rapidly create and arrange your projects.
  • Set writing goals, track your progress and check your stats.
  • Use Scrivener's Collections feature to search, streamline and organise your projects.
  • Use Scrivener's novel themplate like a pro.
  • Illustrate your Scrivener documents with images (the right way!).
  • Plus too many other benefits and fabulous features to pack onto one page.

If I were you I would stop what you are doing, and jump in right now.

Seriously, even if you don't own Scrivener, you can get a 30 day trial for free, and put it through its paces alongside the training.

The little time it takes will quickly be paid back many times over in the hours you will save because of Scrivener's awesome capabilities.

There is no other piece of PC based software for writers that even comes close to Scrivener For Windows in its features and benefits, and no training that can help you more than 'Learn Scrivener For Windows - A Quick & Easy Guide'

PLUS, all of the extra videos and other resources, that are added at any time in the future, will be stacked into your account at no extra cost.

There are so many cool things that will be included as the course evolves (many are already being prepared as we speak), and you will have life time updates.

It can't get much better than that!


Who is the target audience?
  • Any one who does writing of any kind - Bloggers, novelists, students and teachers, pastors, educators, authors, Kindle publishers, poets, screenplay writers - you name it, if you are in the writing game, Scrivener can help you reach your writing goals better than any other tool on the market. It is awesome!
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Curriculum For This Course
109 Lectures
The Basics
10 Lectures 26:31

Welcome to the Learn Scrivener For Windows course. Here's a little introduction to who I am, and how Scrivener has helped me in my publishing and content creation business. Just a personal hello really, and a broad overview of some of the things you will learn as you go through the course.

Preview 06:38

Please take a moment to let me know what your goals are for this course before we get started. I want to help you reach that goal, and knowing what you hope to achieve will allow me to point you in the right direction to learn just what you need, when you need it. :)

Before We Get Started

If you don't already have Scrivener For Windows you can get hold of a copy using the link in the supplementary material for this lecture. Literature & Latte (the makers of Scrivener) also offer a 30 day free trial.

Get Scrivener

A quick overview of the Scrivener dashboard. It also covers The Binder, where all of your project files will be created, stored, arranged and edited. Think of it like a file or ring binder that holds all of your folders and papers.

Preview 05:12

Plain and simple - how to open a new project in Scrivener.

Opening A Scrivener Project

Understanding Scrivener Icons

Renaming Items In The Binder

Getting rid of unwanted stuff, and retrieving it f you make a mistake and want it back!

Deleting Files & Folders

Need a helping hand? Just ask...

The Scrivener Help Menu
Adding Content To Your Scrivener For Windows Project
9 Lectures 25:13

The quickest and easiest ways to add new files and folders to your Scrivener project.

Preview 02:27

We are all familiar with Copy & Pasting content - this is just one way you can transfer content into your Scrivener project.

Add Content Using Copy & Paste

Copy, Paste & Match Style - keep your Scrivener documents looking sweet, and apply your project styles to any pasted text with ease.

Copy & Paste Matching Style

Importing documents into Scrivener is as easy as drag n drop.

Importing Text Files

Super cool way to import your documents and have Scrivener do all of the heavy lifting for you to split the document into your chosen chapters.

Preview 03:38

So cool - automate the process of importing from another text based document and splitting it into respective chapters automatically during the import process. These guys have thought of everything!

Import & Split Automatically

Already got a Scrivener project that you want to duplicate some pages or folders from into your new project? No problem. Drag the files straight into your new project and they will be duplicated directly into your new project.

Drag & Drop From Previous Project

Endnotes & Footnotes

Importing Mindmaps Into Scrivener
Distraction Free Writing
3 Lectures 04:46

I totally love this feature. Get rid of the distractions with one click, and focus on your writing project with Distraction Free Writing mode.

Preview 02:23

Want your distraction free writing palette to be even more inspiring or beautiful? Here's how.

ALSO INCLUDED: A folder full of beautiful backgrounds to inspire your distraction free writing environment.

Custom Background Images In Composition Mode

No need to lose track and keep scrolling every time you hit the bottom of the screen. Scrivener's Distraction free mode allows you to set things up so your writing line stays dead centre.

Typewriter Scrolling
Printing Your Project
3 Lectures 06:24

Plain and simple printing so you can proof read your manuscripts.

Printing A Proof

Printing An Outline

Export As Spreadsheet
Working With Files & Folders In Your Scrivener Project
6 Lectures 12:45
Organizing Files & Folders In Your Project

Expand & Contract All Folder At Once

Rearrange Files & Folders Using Arrows

Convert A File To A Folder

Grouping Items

Merging Items
Different Ways To View Your Project
4 Lectures 08:00
Change The Size of the Scrivener Window

The Outliner View

Scrivenings View

Split Pane View
The Cork Board
7 Lectures 13:55
Introduction To The Cork Board

Double Click To Add New Card

The Corkboard Inspector and Adding Document Synopsis

Corkboard Preferences

Corkboard Options

Corkboard Labels

Compiling For Digital
9 Lectures 30:25

The Compile function is one of the most powerful features of Scrivener, and one that you will love! It looks very complicated at first, but don't worry - just follow these videos and you will be a compilation-ninja in no time.

Preview 02:26

Simple PDF export with no bells and whistles. We cover some more complex PDF compile functions in our video about exporting for Createspace or other Print-On-Demand services.

Includes instructions on how to create a clickable PDF table of contents in your manuscript.

Preview 03:41

How to add your cover image and bake it into your exported file.

Adding A Cover Image

A little task to do before you export for Kindle.

Installing Amazon Kindlegen

So easy to do it's incredible - compile your book for Kindle with a clickable Table of Contents, ready to upload to Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing. Everything you need to know Step-by-Step.

Compile For Kindle

Need a copy for the iBookstore, Nook or Kobo? ePub is easy with Scrivener! Everything you need to know Step-by-Step.

Compile As ePub for the iBookstore, Nook and Kobo

Need to get a copy to someone as a good 'ole MS Word document - we can do that!

Compile As Microsoft Word

Creating Your Own Compile Presets

External Links In Digital Documents
Compile Your Book For Print
1 Lecture 08:59

Compiling for print through CreateSpace or other print services.

Compile For CreateSpace
Using The Scrivener Novel Template
8 Lectures 33:53
Create a New Project Using The Novel Template

Folders, Files and Templates in the Novel Template

Chapters & Scenes

Front Matter

A Completed Novel

Compile Novel As Manuscript

Compile Novel As eBook

Compile Novel As Paperback
8 More Sections
About the Instructor
David Lee Martin
4.6 Average rating
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17,810 Students
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Indie author, self publisher, entrepreneur, husband and dad!

David Lee Martin has a proven track record of producing training materials that actually get RESULTS for his students.

The real power is in the fact that what he teaches, he actually does himself in his own flourishing writing and publishing business. His training works in the trenches of real world business building and content creation.

But he has not always enjoyed the level of success he enjoys today. David has faced the same frustrations and roadblocks that most writers and entrepreneurs encounter as they forge their way forward. This honesty and transparency is apparent in all of his training products.

He is a no-fluff teacher with years of experience, who loves helping others move swiftly down their own unique pathway to success.

David is married to Larna, and they are blessed with four flourishing children. His greatest weakness is good coffee and a tendency to get carried away with his creative ideas!