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Scrivener

An authoring system for professional writers from Literature and Latte (www.literatureandlatte.com), introduced in 2007. Developed by Keith Blount to help him write his own novel, Scrivener is available for Mac, Windows and Linux. Along with standard word processing capabilities, Scrivener was designed to maintain notes and research material and enable easy re-organization of elements in long documents. Scrivener maintains text in the RTF format and imports from and exports to standard .TXT files. It also supports text versioning (keeping previous versions intact).

A Scrivener Is a Scribe
The term scrivener means professional writer and is the same as a "scribe," an ancient word for a literate person who could write letters and legal documents.


Scrivener Templates
Geared to the professional writer, Scrivener supports long documents with predefined templates and highly customizable formatting.
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What is certain is that such factors as work, gender, family, rank, wealth, and identity were intricately connected, though regional differences, changes over time, and the role of the scrivener must also be taken into account.
In reference to the above-noted pelas, authorities in Braga always noted bakers in the feminine form, with the sole exception of an entry on 10 May 1561, at which time the scrivener wrote that as padeiros or male bakers had to do the pelas.
Jilted husband Alan Scrivener took revenge on his cheating wife Janice by plastering their home town with 150 posters.
However, if S tells or orders R what to say or advise, then R is really S's scrivener, not S's adviser.
24) See Georgiou, note 7, in which the taxpayer's attorney testified that in his activities for his client, he was a scrivener, not a business adviser, who would produce documents to reflect agreements that had been reached by his client.