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What note-taking app has *actually* helped you grow your thinking in unexpected ways?

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Posted by Daly de Gagne
Nov 15, 2023 at 02:06 PM


Jaslar, I also appreciate Dynalist a lot. It is a great outliner.

Thanks for mentioning your book, which looks interesting and timely. I will get a copy.

  - Daly

jaslar wrote:
For me it was KAMAS, my first true outline processor. The simple ability
>to collapse and expand headings, to hoist, was transformational,
>teaching me to think of writing as a scaffold, allowing me to climb up a
>little faster and further. The book that came with KAMAS was also
>eye-opening. It taught me to look at the larger structure of longform
>writing, to seek to articulate balance and consistency of ideas.
> >For a while I really lived in that program, applying it to everything.
>These days, I mostly use Dynalist, but perhaps no longer have the rush
>of discovery from using something new. But it made writing my new book
>(On Censorship: A Public Librarian Examines Cancel Culture in the US) a
>real pleasure, letting me seamlessly flip from open to close focus on my
>various sections. Outliners, rather than note-takers, had a truly
>defining influence on all of my thinking.