Scrivener vs. Writer

A NYTimes article on word-processing versus writing (or scrivenering??): An interface of one’s own. What stood out was this description of writing being more than just the putting of words on a screen — but rather of seeing it this complex, often non-linear activity…

Scriveners, unlike Word-slaves, have florid psychologies, esoteric requirements and arcane desires. They’re artists. They’re historians. With needs.

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