Use Scrivener’s Research Folder to Store Information About Your Project

Every Scrivener project has three root folders: Draft (or Manuscript, in some templates), Research, and Trash. Other project templates have additional folders, such as Characters, Places, Front Matter, Notes, and others, but these three folders are present in every project.

The Research folder is one of the elements that makes Scrivener such a powerful tool for writing. Instead of having documents strewn on your computer’s desktop, or stashed away in various folders, you can store all the research you need for your project so you can access it quickly, without switching to another app.

In this article, I’m going to tell you about the Research folder: which types of files it can store, how to use it efficiently, and how to ensure that it doesn’t make your project get too large.

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