My Little Purple Book
I have a hardbound Artist's Loft book that I use to take notes about random things. Sometimes I put in story ideas, other times it is snippets of overheard conversations, a sketch of an area, or quotations.
Lately I've been using my current book to take notes in while I'm in workshops. I've always been a kinetic learner — if I write something down by hand, I'm more likely to remember it. But my handwriting is kinda terrible, so my books end up looking like this:
The good news is I can still read everything. The bad news is I still don't have an indexing system...