This is a Guest Post by Jenna VanLeeuwen.
As freelance writers, we make our living on our ability to effectively communicate ideas. In order to make a good living, we need to write well — and fast.
Enter the commonplace book.
A commonplace book is a central resource for the ideas, quotes, and stories you encounter in your daily life. It’s a system to help you capture ideas and create new ones.
The idea of gathering one’s thoughts in writing isn’t new.