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Posts on Writing & Notes Apps

Here are a few posts I’ve written on the four writing and notes apps I use: Apple Notes, GoodNotes, Word, and Ulysses. Ulysses is 🔥 Word for Mac & iOS My Two Notetaking Apps (Apple Notes and GoodNotes) Reading & Digital Notetaking (GoodNotes) I’m pretty happy with this workflow, and each apps seems to be […]

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Word for Mac & iOS

For writing anything more than a note, I use two apps: Ulysses and Word. I like one of them and tolerate the other. I’m just going to tell you about Word today, the one I tolerate. If I weren’t a student and a teacher, I would never touch Word because Ulysses is absolutely sublime. If […]

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Writing Every Day

This marks my first full month of posting every weekday. About a month ago, Renshaw and I made a commitment to posting every day, and so far both of us have kept our promise. This week has been particularly difficult because I’ve been on vacation, visiting with family, and I’ve also had a looming deadline […]

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My Two Notetaking Apps

I’d probably long ago have gone seven kinds of crazy, one for each day of the week, if I didn’t simplify my life in every area where I do have some control. – > Odd Thomas When I worked as an English tutor, I would regulary read that book with students who were struggling with […]

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The Best Blogging Platform

I’m still searching for it. Squarespace can’t be the best option. The OK For someone like me, a CSS and HTML novice, Squarespace is easier to customize than WordPress. You have to customize because an elegant, simple, blogging template doesn’t exist, in my opinion. As long as you are writing text-only posts, Squarespace’s iOS app […]

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More/Better Writing

Brian Renshaw’s post on writer’s block reminded me of a quip I heard from one of my favorite college professors: Perfectionism leads to procrastination. In enneagram speak, I’m a 1/9 so I can relate. I’ve been wanting for months to write a post about how I use GoodNotes while reading Greek and Hebrew, but the […]