Time management Monday: How to manage to-do lists for work and personal

Recently I met up with a friend who has just started a big new job. She will be working on multiple projects at once and asked for some advice on how to handle it all. Her first question was how to manage meeting notes for multiple projects, which I answered in this post. Her next […]

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Writing Wednesday: Jet Pens guide to the best paper for fountain pens

Jet Pens blog recently did an excellent guide to The Best Fountain Pen Paper. I love the first sentence: Selecting a paper for your fountain pen is like pairing a fine wine with cheese—different combinations bring out the subtleties and unique flavors of both. I had never thought of it that way, but it’s absolutely […]

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Sandra Bartholomew’s published book of her comics!

You might remember Sandra Bartholomew and her comics she draws in her Quo Vadis Scholar weekly planner (which we featured here). She has turned these comics into a book! BEGIN AGAIN – Quo Vadis (Where are you going?) is available now from blurb.com. The book is a unique take on comics; the daily sketches become […]

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Writing Wednesday: Writers and their notebooks

In The Writers, The Artist, The Notebooks, Anna Iltnere interviewed five authors to ask them about their favorite notebooks and pens. She writes: For writers and artists who travel overseas, in reality or in their imaginations, a notebook is an island, somewhere to anchor, a map of thoughts, a memory tattooed on paper, sometimes a […]

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How Penny’s use of her Life Noted planner has evolved

Penny did an excellent post showing how her use of her Life Noted planner has evolved over the months! She loves the month pages and how all 7 days have equal size spaces on the weekly pages. At first she used her Life Noted planner the same way she previously used her Principal planner, but […]

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Life Noted Show & Tell Contest Winner October 2018!

Congratulations to the October winner of our Life Noted Show & Tell Contest: @theramblingplanner! You can see how she color codes her days here and how she keeps track of her tasks (and the weather!) here! We are running this giveaway contest every month until February 2019: Show us how you use your Life Noted […]

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Time management Monday: Erase or cross out changes in your schedule?

I normally erase or use correction fluid to cover up schedule entries that need to be changed. But Robert recently had an excellent comment on our What To Write In Your Planner post: Nice intro to using planners! Two additional items I learned hearing Harold Taylor speak in….1996: — Don’t keep two different calendars. — […]

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Writing Wednesday: Get prepared for National Novel Writing Month!

November 1st is the start of National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo)! People from all around the world will have the goal of completing a 50,000 word novel by the end of November. See the official website NaNoWriMo.org for all the details! There are lots of things you can do to get prepared to crank […]

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