Literature & Latte

iBooks Author and Scrivener for Mac

Just a few quick notes on iBooks Author, as understandably we’re already receiving questions about the best way of going from Scrivener to Apple’s new e-book publishing tool. To answer the most obvious question first, I’m afraid it won’t be possible to provide a direct export to iBooks Author, as the .iba format is proprietary […]

Scrivener for iPad and iPhone in Development

We’ve been dropping hints for a while, but can finally make an official announcement: Scrivener for iOS is now in development. I’ve said all along that I wouldn’t develop an iOS version myself, any more than I would have tried to code the Windows version myself – with such a small team, I think it’s […]

Scrivener 1.0 for Windows now available

At long last, it’s here -¬†Scrivener 1.0 for Windows is now available for download and purchase. Please see the product page here: Scrivener for Windows costs a mere $40 ($35 for students and educators) – slightly less than the Mac version simply because it still has a little catching up to do, given that […]

Scrivener for Windows: Release Pushed Back One Week; Available for Pre-Order Today

One of my favourite Douglas Adams quotes is this: “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” Well, we’re hearing a bit of a whooshing sound ourselves today. We have been telling people that today, 31st October, would be the official release date of Scrivener for Windows, but – […]

Taking Control of Scrivener – New e-Books and an Online Course

One of the main issues with supporting a deep program such as Scrivener is providing enough help and tutorial materials. Although it’s relatively straightforward to pick up and start using Scrivener, it can be used in many different ways, and while our tutorial and Help manual are thorough, we’re aware it would be really useful […]

Scrivener 2.0.5 Now Available on the Mac App Store

Scrivener is now live on the Mac App Store! A big thank you to those who have been wanting to buy Scrivener from the App Store and who have waited eagerly to do so – we really appreciate it. And kudos to whoever the reviewer at Apple was, too, as he or she gave us […]

Scrivener and the Mac App Store

The big Mac-related news of the past week has been the release of the shiny new Mac App Store, which got plonked into the Dock of anybody who upgraded to OS X 10.6.6. Accordingly, we’ve been receiving a number of enquiries about our plans: some potential customers want to know if we’ll be coming to […]

Scrivener 2.0 is here

Scrivener 2.0 is finally here: You can get an overview of some of the new features here: I hope you like it. Just a reminder that this is a paid update (the first in nearly four years). The regular licence is now $45, or $38.25 for the educational licence. If you’re upgrading from any […]

Scrivener 2.0 NaNoWriMo Preview and Windows Beta

For those participating in NaNoWriMo this year – or who are just curious about the features in Scrivener 2.0, which will be released officially next Monday (1st November) – we have just posted a special NaNoWriMo preview version on the following page, as promised: (Please bear in mind that as this is a preview […]

Scrivener 2.0 for Mac and Scrivener beta for Windows Intro Videos

Here is an introductory video that shows you how to get up and running with Scrivener. There are two versions, one showing Scrivener 2.0 for Mac and the other showing the Scrivener beta for Windows (Mac users will relish how much more polished the Mac version is, but Windows users can take solace from the […]