This Writing Template for Obsidian and iA Writer Is Built For Flow
It’s what makes my workflow organised and authentic, so I can write about what matters
Using a template for articles and blog posts can turn you into a writing machine, or—if it’s a poor fit—make the process harder.
After three main iterations, I can’t say I have the perfect template setup, but I do have one that works for me. To be more accurate, I should say I have a writing workflow that works for me, as a plain text advocate.
Calm Down, Already!
I was so excited about my first writing template that I thrust it into the public eye while it was still wet behind the ears. It was simple, raw, real, and it was mine. I loved and nurtured it while putting it through its paces.
Two weeks later, this update added more useful information. Simple is good, but I need to have certain pieces of key information on hand. Enter tag lists and section prompts.
The information on my template was still helpful — needful, even — but it was getting in the way. What I really wanted was to have my notes connected to the article, but ou…
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