A Few Old-School Organizational Tools for Writers

Technology can be a wonderful thing. These days we have cloud storage (Dropbox, Evernote), calendar apps on our phones and desktops, tablets, readers, and a thousand other ways to be more efficient using our gadgets and devices. However, there are a few old-school methods that can just as efficient and in some ways important to the way(s) we think and organize our work.

Don’t laugh or sleep on these things. They actually come in handy and promote critical thinking. Technology is awesome but can sometimes miss the mark as in the stapler. Apple hasn’t figured out a way to staple real paper together using an app. Psychologically, cognitive skills are enhanced by performing some tasks using both parts of the brain as in sorting, alphabetizing, writing by hand and by touch.

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