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Posted by Dr Andus
Nov 2, 2011 at 02:34 AM


pereh wrote:
> >I have no in-depth knowledge of software for writing books, so I would really
>be thankful for some kind of comparison of Scrivener and Storybook. To me, these look
>very similar.

Scrivener and Storybook aren’t exactly in the same category, as Scrivener is a fully fledged writing software where you can complete your writing from beginning to end, while Storybook is for planning the overall structure and story lines of a novel or a play but it lacks any finer text editing features. As Steve said, Scrivener can be used for any kind of writing (I use it for academic writing) but Storybook is specifically designed for planning out novels and plays.

Having said that the two do complement each other to some extent and I have described in this thread how I combined both as part of an outlining approach: