Scrivener: let me count the ways

If I didn't already have enough reasons to love Scrivener, George Williams' post in today's Profhacker, "Scrivener Makes a Good Transcription Tool" clinches the deal. I wish I'd known about this in April when I was scrambling to transcribe an interview for TECHStyle using ExpressScribe, which was unwieldy and awkward. Go go Scrivener!

Lions and Tigers and Bears!

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Photo courtesy BildSpracheundCo.de, from Flickr Creative Commons.

This summer I've got a number of writing projects on the docket: a book proposal, two articles, and sections of an ebook on which I'm collaborating. In an effort to be more organized and productive, For the collaborative writing piece I'm using Google Docs, and have found that Google Drive is at least moderately helpful in keeping the sections and sub-sections organized. I have some issues with Google Drive's imposition of folder structure and hiccoughs in terms of attributing co-written work, but it is enough for now.

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