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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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The Wall Street lawyer who narrates "Bartleby" recounts his employment of the strange, pale scrivener who begins diligently working in his busy law office, but gradually begins to refuse to work until he does nothing but stare out the window all day.
As a fantastic narrative, what is at stake is not the rightness of the lawyer's actions, but the strangeness of Bartleby's actions and of a world in which rightness is impossible, for nothing "reasonable" will appease the scrivener.
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On our way Town fans setting off from the Galpharm Stadium are (left to right) Stan Frontczak, Robert Pepper, Andrea Lohmann, Chris Crabb, Richard Scrivener and Christopher Scrivener Town fans hit road to raise funds
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Jilted husband Alan Scrivener took revenge on his cheating wife Janice by plastering their home town with 150 posters.
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.