Items tagged with writing

Using 5x8 index cards for random notes and ideas

2020-03-30

Tags: index-cards writing

I started working with using index cards for writing ideas similar to the slipcard (Zettelkasten Method). I started working with 3x5's but found they were too small to write ideas on. Now I am using 5x8's. This works well, because I use them in portrait orientation and they fit in the box I got for them. I also got some heavy duty cards that stand up well in the box and are nice to write on.

Here is the first card in the box. Instead of using it as an index, I am using the first one as a list of ideas for what cards could be; this is helpful as it is always the card that is visible in front of the stack.

Read More

So many ways to write

2020-03-19

Tags: writing

I have gotten so interested in different writing systems lately. I have more notebooks than I know what to do with. I use a daily notebook.md file which I use to track work tasks. I have this blog, which is generated from a blog.md file. I recently got index cards and am trying to figure out how to incorporate them in some way.

Read More