Using Obsidian For Writing Fiction & Notes

I was recently interviewed on the “Office Hours” channel for a markdown-based notetaking app (its main virtues are that it’s locally-hosted, i.e. not cloud-based, although you can back it up using either git or a cloud-based provider) called

I use it for writing and managing hobbyist research, but it’s popular with academics (it has integration with Zotero and some really nice pdf embed features) and people interested in personal knowledge management.

If anyone is interested, here’s the video:


Eleanor teaches Ancient Civilizations and spends the bits of time left over writing books that bring history -- and magic -- to life. She enjoys rock climbing, bullet journaling, & gardening focused on plants you can actually eat.

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