In which I am astonished by a reminder of how I used to work.
An overly nerdish description of the taxonomy I use to classify my various notes.
How I used my note-making system to research and write a chapter of my Darwin book.
How was I ever able to organise my thoughts without ‘atomising’ them—breaking them down into smaller and smaller discrete notes—and then linking them together?
I’ve known it from the start, but this new way of making notes is perfect for the way I tend to work. It’s what I’ve been looking for all these years.
Out of nowhere, I suddenly found myself with an interesting new idea…
In which going through a lot of faff yields benefits.
In which I am extremely excited about a powerful (and free) new app.
One simple technique to boost writing, learning and thinking: for students, academics and nonfiction book writers.