Scrivener is a writing tool that brings together your notes and research.

  • Allows composing text in small chunks that can be reordered later
  • Outlining tools for planning and restructuring
  • Create collections of documents in the project based on metadata and completion
  • A corkboard to see and move around sections of your writing, or to look at your research.

❤️ Scrivener

Workflowy is a list that contains infinite lists.

  • Organizes information as a fractal document
  • Each bullet point can be a document of its own that has bullet points inside it ad infinitum
  • Navigate between bullet points and focus on one small part at a time.

❤️ Workflowy

Are.na: Puts all your ideas in context.

  • Blocks are used to collect pieces of information
  • Channels are used to organize and contextualize them
  • Channels can be shared with multiple members

❤️ Are.na

TiddlyWiki: A non-linear personal web notebook.

  • Index cards that are linked to each other using [[]] this creates a relationship
  • Tags can be added to index cards and offer easy navigation to other cards with the same tag
  • Transclusion lets you copy an index card’s content into another’s
  • Lists can be created with queries

❤️ TiddlyWiki

Roam Research: A note taking tool for networked thought.

  • Documents can be created on the fly by # tagging or [[]] linking to them.
  • Documents have an indented list structure
  • Tagging and linking creates relationships, the documents are classified by being linked to other documents.
  • Templates for todos, date pickers and other things
  • Daily notes that are created automatically.
  • Graph overview of all the documents and their relationships

❤️ Roam Research