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CRIMP Defined




Been there, done that. Now I am doing it again, and I know better.

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Posted by Listerene
Feb 11, 2013 at 02:32 PM


Scrivener is way-overkill for what (it seems) you need. For a one-pane outliner, I’ve got the big love for UV Outliner (think the old DOS GrandView, updated). For a two-pane outliner, take your pick of the dozen or so freebies; CherryTree (portable) for instance (it’s basically a freeware version of Treepad, the granddaddy of them all). The Guide, Treedbnotes free, Rightnote Free, All My Notes Free, yada, yada, yada are other choices.

Basically, Scrivener is a glorified 2-pane outliner with a few more bells & whistles designed for (mainly) novelists. Not that it isn’t good (it’s my main choice for fiction writing) but for most uses it’s an unnecessary expense.