MORNING PAGES! My experience and the benefits…

Morning pages is a concept from Julia Cameron’s book The Artist’s Way. Writing morning pages has many benefits, but some people don’t find it easy, so I thought I’d share my journey with morning pages, my technique, how I lay out my notebook – why I use four pages instead of three! – and how I… Continue reading MORNING PAGES! My experience and the benefits…

Writing Tips – PROOFREADING!

Proofreading is one of the most underestimated aspects of the writing process; it's also one of the most difficult, and one of the most important. It's the final polish to make sure our work is error-free, professional, and ready for submission. 🤓 Read the full article here. Or watch the video! https://youtu.be/7jM5PmXWfMk

Craft

Freeing creators and consumers from traditional constraints It’s all in the name 👨‍🎨 Craft is a relatively recent arrival at the Apple software party, and it’s caused a bit of a stir. It’s bloody gorgeous, dressed to the nines, and has a growing number admirers. Craft plays in a fashionable space. Note-taking, wikilinks, backlinks, collaboration…… Continue reading Craft

Writing Tips: EDITING!

Now we’ve got a first draft, it needs knocking into shape. Read the full article... or watch the video! https://youtu.be/7zb1NTmF11M

Writing Tips – THE FIRST DRAFT!

Writing a first draft can be daunting. It's always a challenge, even for seasoned professionals. Here are three tips to make the process easier. Read the full article, or watch the video! https://youtu.be/myZ9e_ndxYE

Three ways to MAXIMISE YOUR JOURNALING

Journaling is a hugely beneficial activity that offers an opportunity for reflection, self-expression and personal insight. Here’s my three tips for making the most of your journaling, and a challenge at the end… https://youtu.be/nhxiYQWgjIY Click above to see the accompanying video on The Overthinker YouTube channel 1. Write for you Journals are personal things. People… Continue reading Three ways to MAXIMISE YOUR JOURNALING

Obsidian and iA Writer – a quick and easy way to get your plain text apps working in harmony 🎉

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 🎉

Ulysses, iA Writer & Scrivener

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