Scrivener Tutorial #2: Making Document Goals in Scrivener

A very good tutorial on how to set Project, Document, and Session goals in Scrivener!

The Written Word Remains...

Did you know that you can create three different types of goals in Scrivener?
Yep. Goals are a highly useful tool, especially during those NaNo days when your daily goal remains more or less unchanged at 1667 words a day.

There are three types of goal setting in Scrivener:

  1. project goal
  2. session goal
  3. document goal

Project Goal

A project goal would be your overall word count goal for your entire novel. So if you’re writing a novella, or maybe you’re just working on NaNoWriMo and you have a 50K goal, that might be 50K words. If you’re attempting a full-length novel, then perhaps 80-100K. Epic Fantasy, well…you’re probably way over that.

How to edit your project goal

In order to edit your project goal, you must first open your “project target” menu. This is located under the “Project” file menu, then “project target” or by use of the Shift-Command-T keyboard shortcut. Select…

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