Icons courtesy of https://obsidian.md and https://ia.net I mentioned in my previous post about iA, Ulysses & Scrivener how I like to be able to see my files in the Finder, and how this can be useful. Here’s a perfect example, and how to make your text files accessible in both iA Writer and Obsidian. Obsidian… Continue reading Obsidian and iA Writer – a quick and easy way to get your plain text apps working in harmony 🎉
All great, often compared, very different – and I’ve made my choice Icons courtesy of https://ulysses.app and https://ia.net/writer YMMV and all that jazz Ulysses is a great application, but having used it for several months I’ve decided to return to iA Writer and Scrivener. Here are my reasons. The first thing to say is that… Continue reading Ulysses, iA Writer & Scrivener
When will I take notice? Image courtesy of the author The above note appeared in my morning pages today. It's something that crops up a lot. I don't know how many times I have to tell myself this before I take notice, or fully acknowledge the level to which I overload myself. Possible reasons: There… Continue reading Doing too much
If it’s not written down it doesn’t exist You may have a manifesto, a plan or a strategy. There may be things you want to do. You might have a great idea for something that could change your life — or other people’s lives. Perhaps you have strong feelings about something. Or someone. Or maybe… Continue reading Writing to Focus the Lens – a TFW Ping 🔔
A useful companion to morning pages This TFW is about the evening check-in. Click above for the YouTube video, or read the text below. As soon as we wake up in the morning, we pick up our phone and start scrolling through social media, the news, twitter, immediately filling our mind with other people’s thoughts.… Continue reading Journaling for an Evening Check-in
Sorry, TaskPaper, it's not you, it's me... 👋 I recently wrote a comparison of Craft and Notion. I didn’t really like either. I didn’t really get it. I moaned about Things. I sang the praises of plain text and TaskPaper. I clutched my notebooks firmly to my chest. My problem, dear reader, was that I… Continue reading Craft – Boy, was I Wrong! 🇪🇺
Creative software such as writing applications offer many useful tools, but they're not essential, and can actually hinder the process.
Take control and gain insights into your habits I’ve recently started planning out my week ahead on a Sunday afternoon, and I’ve seen significant improvements in my productivity as a result. I feel in control, and can see progress on my journey towards greater independence as a creative professional. My ideas and projects were all… Continue reading The Benefits of a Weekly Plan 📆