Writing modes: simple / fiction

I’ve been asked to reconsider “the enormity of my project” :p by thinking not only of fiction writers, but also of other type of writing: academic, documentation, etc. Manukskript now offers two modes: one “fiction” mode with all the tools for fiction writers (summary, characters, plot, world/context, etc.), and one “simple” mode, with only the writing tab.

Basic mode

In “simple” mode, manuskript is like a “simple” outliner.

This is reflected in project templates:

Simple mode templates

Note: the terms “fiction” / “non-fiction” are probably not the best. I’m open to correction from english-speaking folks.

7 thoughts on “Writing modes: simple / fiction

  • Bonjour,

    Merci pour ce projet. Excellente idée. Moi qui cherche depuis longtemps une alternative à Scrivener viable, fonctionnelle, libre, fonctionnant sous linux nativement… Génial.
    Je soutiens à fond. Je viens de faire un don.
    Je vais aider par remontée d’expérience. Peu éventuellement relire le français si besoin.
    Merci !

  • Is there a way to make my version of the software look like the one in the screenshot above? I prefer this “streamlined” view to the default one.

  • How do I turn on the snowflake mode so I can use the snowflake method? It’s greyed out for me in this option here.

    • Manuskript is still under development and the View -> Mode -> Snowflake menu option is not yet enabled.

      Initial work on a guided snowflake method is available via the Next button, such as on the Summary, and Character panes.

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