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by Twolane
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: And Now For That Latte
Topic: Idleness grants
Replies: 3
Views: 789

Re: Idleness grants

I can't contemplate applying.
by Twolane
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Beta Testing (Windows)
Topic: Recently updated to the latest beta, now Malwarebytes is flagging multiple program files as malware
Replies: 9
Views: 460

Re: Recently updated to the latest beta, now Malwarebytes is flagging multiple program files as malware

If you're on Win 10, and running Defender, Norton, and Malwarebytes, I'm surprised you haven't had more problems. You might want to think about losing Norton, unless there's some specific reason you need it on Win 10. Here's a link on how to run Malwarebytes with another antivirus: https://www.howto...
by Twolane
Tue Aug 18, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Beta Testing (Windows)
Topic: Recently updated to the latest beta, now Malwarebytes is flagging multiple program files as malware
Replies: 9
Views: 460

Re: Recently updated to the latest beta, now Malwarebytes is flagging multiple program files as malware

Probably not relevant to say, but I run Malwarebytes-paid on three laptops, and I've had no problems with the latest RC-9 release getting flagged. On the other hand, I've never run Norton, so there's that.
by Twolane
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Feedback (Mac)
Topic: Feedback Wanted: How do you structure your Scriv projects?
Replies: 86
Views: 91857

Re: Feedback Wanted: How do you structure your Scriv projects?

I'm a Parts/Chapters writer. I break the story into four parts based on the three act structure. Act 1 is Part 1. Act 2 is broken at the mid-point, ending Part 2, after which Part 3 begins. Act 3 is my Part 4. I find it much easier to manage this way, no matter the length of the product. Each Parts ...
by Twolane
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: Was it really...
Replies: 1
Views: 629

Was it really...

slightly over two years ago that I threw caution to the winds and began using Scrivener 3 Beta 7? I can't believe that I've been using the new software since then, with nary a glitch that I couldn't find a solution to in the forums, or, more likely, solved with an update. Of course, I couldn't pat e...
by Twolane
Mon Jul 27, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: And Now For That Latte
Topic: Lions, and tigers, and...viruses?
Replies: 25
Views: 6058

Re: Lions, and tigers, and...viruses?

It was an old sixties anti-hippie thing. You know, those filthy hippies and no shoes or shirts didn't deserve to be on the premises. Storekeepers reserved the right to deny service. Seems about right in the newage/sewage time of the beer virus. Just add masks and stir.
by Twolane
Sun Jul 26, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: And Now For That Latte
Topic: Lions, and tigers, and...viruses?
Replies: 25
Views: 6058

Re: Lions, and tigers, and...viruses?

No shirt. No shoes. No mask. No service.
by Twolane
Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: I'm a writer!
Topic: Apocalyptic fiction
Replies: 1
Views: 785

Re: Apocalyptic fiction

I guess that makes me a writer. I'll feel more like a real writer when I'm putting out a book every year.


You write, therefore you are a writer.
by Twolane
Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Software & Development
Topic: Affinity software: heads up
Replies: 9
Views: 1338

Re: Affinity software: heads up

Thanks for the heads up on the Affinity pricing. I picked up all three, and have already produced several covers, both ebook and print, using Affinity The learning curve was a bit of a struggle in the beginning, but it's behind me now. Considering what I was using before, I'm extremely happy. I shal...
by Twolane
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: Would so LOVE to see Scrivener 3 for Windows during the Coronavirus Shutdown
Replies: 63
Views: 12450

Re: Would so LOVE to see Scrivener 3 for Windows during the Coronavirus Shutdown

wondering if a 4th coffee for the day is going too far


A dash of crème helps. Preferably Irish. In all of them.
by Twolane
Sat Jun 13, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Beta Testing (Windows)
Topic: In-app update download is very slow
Replies: 8
Views: 421

Re: In-app update download is very slow

Two laptops, same network. #1 auto-updated normally. #2 went into a slow download speed for some reason. I cancelled, and went to Help / Check for updates and the speed of the download was comparable to laptop #1. Don't know why it happened. Don't care. Cancel and Help / Check for updates solved the...
by Twolane
Sun May 24, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Technical Support (Windows)
Topic: Activation issue....once again
Replies: 3
Views: 487

Re: Activation issue....once again

I occasionally have to re-enter the validation information as well. I call up the saved email with the serial number and copy-paste what's requested. Scrivener v1.9x runs just fine until the next verification check, when I do the same thing all over again and Scrivener v1.9x runs just fine until the...
by Twolane
Sat May 23, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Reviews & Recommendations
Topic: The rise of e-reading
Replies: 55
Views: 20253

Re: The rise of e-reading

The Big 5 (or the Pig 5, if one prefers) inflate their ebook prices in order to prop up the sale of their seemingly more profitable paper products. It's backfiring on them, however, and has done so for some time. That's their prerogative, of course. Now they're locked into their high ebook pricing s...
by Twolane
Sat May 23, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Windows)
Topic: Is Version: 1.9.16.0 - 14 Nov 2019 the most current version of Scrivener?
Replies: 14
Views: 996

Re: Is Version: 1.9.16.0 - 14 Nov 2019 the most current version of Scrivener?

Of course you would expect it to be out by now. So would I. However, it isn't. Ho-hum.
by Twolane
Thu May 21, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Writer's Block
Topic: Writing a Novel, Do You Write in Order?
Replies: 9
Views: 2916

Re: Writing a Novel, Do You Write in Order?

Linear writing produces linear books. If that's what you're after . . .


I'll take the cash any way I can write to get it, thank you very much, linear or any other way the buyer wants to send it to me. :D