Episode 117: Notebooks of DOOM!

Or using notebooks to prevent doom

 Jeffery W. Ingram via Worldbuilder’s Anvil Podcast Episode 117

Today’s Topic – Using composition notebooks so you do not lose your Unicorns, spackle, and Twilight posters

Years ago, I had a great idea.  It involved something with Unicorns, spackle, and a Twilight poster.  It was awesome.  It was going to be a starter for an alternate earth where I could write urban fantasy. I was laughing, and my heart strings got plucked like a banjo.

The problem was by the time I got home that was all I could remember.  I cannot even remember how I could connect unicorns, spackle and Twilight poster.  Well, except for using spackle to paste the poster to the unicorn.  Now, I do find the idea amusing.  However, I have no idea why I would think it would make an interesting alternate earth.

So, I realized I had a problem.  I cannot remember all the good ideas I have.  So, I started looking for a good way to keep track of my great ideas by projects. Check out the episode and see the system I currently use to track my ideas.  And yes, I used composition notebooks.

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Podcast Show Flow

  • The beauty of composition notebooks in Technicolor.
  • Drawing pad (optional)
  • Assign a color to a project (Book planning, Worldbuilding, online platform, or other)
  • Use one notebook for your random ideas or future project starter
  • Store remove the sketches from the drawing pad in the appropriate notebook
  • IMPORTANT, create digital files when you get home. Organize them and make sure they are stored online.
  • Carry the books with you and leave them on your nightstand when you go to bed.

 

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Hulk Smash If you are like me, your brain is processing ideas faster than you can type that is why have notebooks are so important. - Jeffery W. Ingram via Worldbuilder’s Anvil Podcast Episode 117 And I am Michael “FastTrack” Miller. Today’s top 40 we are going to talk about notebooks – Michael Miller via Worldbuilder’s Anvil Podcast Episode 117 If you follow my recommendations, you will not lose any data unless it is the same day. - Jeffery W. Ingram via Worldbuilder’s Anvil Podcast Episode 117 If you are like me, you have so many new project ideas; you risk forgetting your brilliance before you use it. Or even worse, you lose them because you have no way to write down your idea at all. - Jeffery W. Ingram via Worldbuilder’s Anvil Podcast Episode 117 Sad stormtrooper

The Worldbuilding Task for the Day

Create a notebook for your next project.

The Real World task for the day

Keep the notebooks close to you at all times

The Tease

The Power of interactive storytelling

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