The Writer’s Idea Notebook

Photo of Cheryl Reifsnyder

I’m blogging over at The Wild Writers website this week. Here’s a sample:

Are your notebooks grease-spattered?

Dirty, dog-eared, crumple-paged, coffee-ringed, or soda-stained? Do they have sand stuck between the pages from a trip to the beach, or maybe a grass stain or two? Perhaps you’ve even collected the footprint of a wayward beast.

If none of the above resonates with you, maybe you should ask yourself if you’re doing it wrong.

Read more at The Wild Writers blog!

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You’ve probably read the same tips I have: Have a smart phone? Check Facebook while standing in line at the post office! Respond to Twitter messages while waiting for your dentist! Catch up on your news feed while sitting on the pot! For years, I thought the path to increased productivity was to squeeze in MORE–more […]


  1. jamela says

    dan and i have the same exact problem!!!!:0) we have a stationary/office supply fetish lol

    • says

      At least it’s a relatively inexpensive habit to indulge, right? Unless you decide to pick up one of those ultra-fancy fountain pens :)