6. Decide on a topic to write about from within the slip-box. - Deepstash
6. Decide on a topic to write about from within the slip-box.

6. Decide on a topic to write about from within the slip-box.

Instead of coming up with a topic upfront, you can just look into your slip-box and look for what is most interesting. Your writing will be based on what you already have, not on an unfounded guess about what the literature you are about to read might contain. Follow the connections between notes and collect all the relevant notes on the topic you’ve found.

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