My Plain Text Pantomime!

In the last article I explained how my desire for a plain text workflow that’s as simple and lean and efficient as plain text itself was making things complicated. Or at least, my overthinking was making things complicated. I thought I’d found a solution. Then the perfect plain text productivity app went and snook up … Continue reading My Plain Text Pantomime!

Obsidian, iA Writer, Drafts, Ulysses… which? How?

HELP! My graceful, plain text ballet is an elephant in a tutu I like simple, robust tools. That’s probably why I’m a plain text geek. I love the light, lean efficient nature of plain text. Maybe I’m a bit old school. Perhaps it’s because I’m a child of the 1970s and still firmly believe that … Continue reading Obsidian, iA Writer, Drafts, Ulysses… which? How?

Journaling for Beginners! ✍️

HOW to start and WHY you should bother! Read on, or watch the video! A lot of people are interested in journaling, but never get started. They worry that they might do it wrong, or they won’t be able to keep up the habit, or they’re not sure what they’ll get out of this journaling … Continue reading Journaling for Beginners! ✍️

Sunshine Journaling! ☀️

Read on or watch the video! I recently changed something in my morning pages. It’s about shifting perspective, gaining awareness, changing my outlook and getting an increased sense of positivity and gaining a sense of control. So what I want to do is tell you what I’ve changed and offer an easy journaling exercise that … Continue reading Sunshine Journaling! ☀️


To write a story selected for a “Best of…” SF anthology Read on, or watch the video! ⬇️ 👍 Hi, folks 👋. What we’re going to do today is talk a little bit more about morning pages and how they can help you in your creativity. A lot of people say, Julie Cameron included, I … Continue reading How I used MORNING PAGES as a TOOL FOR CREATIVITY!

SKETCH NOTES! How to and why

An aid to learning, creativity & mindfulness! READ ON OR WATCH THE VIDEO! So what are sketch notes? Well, for me they’re a learning tool. They’re also an opportunity for mindfulness and some peace and time to get away from the technology. I don’t know about you, but I can find the technology a bit … Continue reading SKETCH NOTES! How to and why