Paw Prints

Planner Problems

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

If I don't time-block, I spend hours being busy, producing all the wrong things. An hour "designing" my time makes me tan times more productive. So, where to do my time-blocking?

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Page One - a notebook for writers

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

It's going to be November next month.

Er... yes... so?

Well, there are some people in the world who decide that November is the perfect time to try and write 50,000 words of a novel ("NaNoWriMo").

What might help you to get through NaNoWriMo and have something reasonably planned by the end? A Page One notebook.

This is a notebook designed by writers, for writers. As the professional novel-writer on the team at Nero's Notes, I got my sticky paws on one to road-test, so let me share my findings with you.

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Chameleon

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

I'm coming across all corporate and thrusting. What notebook to carry for a week business trip. One that is conservative with a touch of quirky. And which pen to use?

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I don't know much about art deco but I know what I like

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

These books have a sewn binding, which doesn't just look hood - it keeps the whole thing together, brilliantly. Of course, it also has Clairefontaine's legendary paper, about which little more needs to be said: it's cream, it's smooth, and it's going to handle any fountain pen you want to throw at it. 

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Endless Recorder for Bullet Journalling

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

The Endless Recorder is a superb notebook, with the features of Tomoe - and the downsides. Genuinely, the dry time doesn’t bother me too much, as I seldom need to refer back too much, and using a fountain pen is, for me, one of life’s few pleasures that aren’t bad for me.

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