That seems like a good way of doing things. Right now, I'm using Ulysses for short ideas or story snippets with the intention of moving relevant notes into Scrivener if anything larger coalesces. I might play around with moving some of those notes into The Archive and see how that goes.
@prometheanhindsight I'm not really sophisticated on that yet, but I have a tag for #Story_Ideas and, since some of them come from "lucid dreams", also a #Dreams tag. Additionally, I have other tags relevant to each note / story concept and each note is linked in the normal way to other Zettels (where I think it makes…