How do you use Scapple

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Sun Oct 23, 2016 4:15 am Post

I started using Sapple to brainstorm ideas for my novel Dirt. I have to admit I didn't think I would like Scapple, but it is great for the way I work. I made several discoveries and isolated great questions I need to answer in a couple hours. Index Cards from iPad was easy to import into Scapple.

I would like to know how others use Scapple?

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Sun Oct 23, 2016 8:58 am Post

Apart from using it as a general black board for ideas, I also use it for my research. I read and annotate scientific journals on my iPad, using Papers 3. If it is something I think is of importance to the subject, I copy reference and annotations (using a special script provided by the people behind Papers) and paste it into Scapple. In Scapple I organise the different references to create the logical structure I want, and later import all of it into the Research area of Scrivener.
I am a user, writing non-fiction and science, using:
* Mac Scrivener 3 on a Macbook 12”, MacBook Pro 13”, and iMac 27”, all running the latest MacOS
* iOS Scrivener 1 on an iPhone 8, iPad Air 9.7”, and iPad Pro 12.9”, all running the latest iOS