Scrivener Tip – Synopses

The more I work with Scrivener, the more I realize just how fantastic this software is.

At the moment, I’m busy querying the first novel in my planned CACHE series – COLD, HARD CACHE.   About half the agents on my query list want a synopsis.  Most do not specify how long the synopsis should be, while the remainder request between one paragraph and three pages.

I’m a pantser and not a plotter, which means that I don’t have a blueprint I can use as a basis for my synopsis.

Once again, Scrivener to the rescue.

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How Snowflakes Can Help You Write …

I have a dream … that one day I will discover how best I write.  I just spent a wonderful afternoon this past Saturday speaking with some amazing women and they all shared different methods of writing and I just thought to myself, “Wow – they are wonderful.  I am so proud to be a Sister in Crime with them.”

I had just shared that I was 21000 words into a manuscript and I had lost my way, I was thinking that I would have to print the whole thing out and then outline it so that I would… Continue reading