Matured and resilient plants in my forest garden of the mind.
There are two kinds of permanent notes:
- literature notes that go to a reference management system like Zotero (or in my case, a separate folder in craft).
- Permanent notes themselves that are stored in the slip-box (Zettelkasten or Talahardin).
How to write permanent notes
Permanent notes then to require more attention when written because they need to be self-explanatory. The goal is to read them in the future and still understand them because they preserve the original thinking from which they arose.
To develop a good permanent note, it has to revolve around a single idea, which you then connect with other ideas within the slip-box. This means that you need to Fill permanent notes with links to other notes.
Write using permanent notes
Because they are carefully written, you can come up with a final piece of writing using them (Write using permanent notes).
- This note needs clarification on the definition of literature notes. Are they permanent or fleeting?