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organization || HOW I READ: Annotating Books and eBooks, Keeping a Literature “Journal”

I've officially gone over to the dark side. I've been converted. To what, you ask? I now annotate - that's write, I MARK UP - books. With pen. Yeah, you heard me right. *gasps and faints in the crowd* Jokes aside, I just got back from a family vacation in which I did a lot… Continue reading organization || HOW I READ: Annotating Books and eBooks, Keeping a Literature “Journal”

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organization || The Mistral Method: Colour-Coding and Note-Taking Overview

Okay. Before I go ahead and publish a general overview of my modified Cornell note-taking system (A.K.A. my proudest innovative creation), I think there’s one critical thing that needs to be established. The colour coding system. In any note-taking system, the colour coding system forms the backbone. In my case, my colour coding system is both simple, aesthetic (I stick to blues and pinks, as a rule, because I like those colours), quick to use, and can adapt to my handwritten notes as well as my typed notes (hence its "duality").