Whenever I’m asked if it’s worth the effort to switch to Scrivener, I always reply: absolutely.

It absolutely is because it takes so little time to get started.

  • Estimate 10 minutes max to find and download the program (get 20% off the sale price when you use the discount code APRILDAVILA at
  • 10 minutes to watch this tutorial on how to get started: Get started with Scrivener.
  • And 10 minutes of fumbling as you get started.

But thirty minutes in you will be writing as you always have, with all the benefits of Scrivener at your fingertips.

As you get more comfortable with the program, you can start to explore some of the many, many ways in which Scrivener can save you time by helping you be more organized with your writing, whether you’re a planner or a pantser.

I’ve collected a few of my own posts on the topic below, but a quick google search will answer any question you don’t find addressed here. And should you get stuck, Scrivener has the best customer service. Just drop them an email.