Scrivener is a writing software application aimed at writers of all kinds—novelists, journalists, academics, screenwriters, playwrights—who need to structure a long piece of text while referring to research documents. Scrivener is a ring-binder, a scrapbook, a corkboard, an outliner and text editor all rolled into one.
Cost: $45 from Literature and Latte (price as of 08/05/15). However, there are discounted rates students, educators, and scholars. Scrivener also available for purchase elsewhere (e.g. Mac App Store).
Trial: 30 day trial of actual use. This means if you only use it two hours a week, you can have the trial for 15 weeks.
Both Mac and Window versions are available.
These librarians have expertise with Scrivener:
*BRIAN'S TIP: "Take an hour or two and go through the interactive tutorial which you'll have access to when you download the trial or purchase Scrivener. You'll quickly learn the fundamentals."