Organize Your Research The Old Fashioned Way – With A Big Ass Binder
Rants / November 25, 2016

Organize Your Research The Old Fashioned Way – With A Big Ass Binder Author Scott Sigler offers a great tip to organize your research documents you need for your novel. He suggests printing out the pages and organizing them into ‘a big ass binder.’ His words not mine. The only real down side here is the ink cost for your printer. Other than that it’s the system I use… mostly. It can be annoying to open files on a 15 inch screen when you’ve also got a couple of browsers open with a half a dozen tabs and move them around so you can read the pages and then flip back to the document you were writing in etc. I’m aware that many people love Evernote, Dropbox, Trello, Scrivner and the like, but I find them a hassle. You may be one of those who absolutely swears by Evernote to organize your reseach. I find it a pain to login to yet another account just to remind myself of something or copy and paste a link or pdf. I’ve tried a trial run of Scrivner. Again, another platform that some very successful authors and writers use exclusively. My experience was…