It’s been a year. Obsidian.md encouraged a daily writing habit I’ve never been able to maintain before, and didn’t charge me a dime.
How questions, clear expectations, and thoughtful engagement with inexperienced but well-meaning users can lead to incredible communities.
It’s easy to divide fantasy cultures with bright lines & borders, but nation-states & imperial identities aren’t the only cultural paradigm.
Food storage methods are indicative of sociopolitical system. Also: ancient governments fed people in need during times of economic crisis.
Obsidian’s graph view helps judge maturity of article ideas, source usefulness, & which parts of my workflow are surprisingly valuable.
Notetaking guides are, like gardening guides, are often very regimented. But sometimes you need to dive in & figure out what works for you.