While Scrivener has a lot more options available, I found that for simple things like a school paper less than 10 pages long, MS Word still sufficed. The simplicity of Word was actually preferable for a few specific reasons, though I’ve recently made some changes that are making me rethink it entirely. Then there’s Google Docs, which is a whole different monster. In order to go over my current thoughts on all three programs, I’m going to give a basic summary of each, along with the pros and cons.
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