A. M. Hartnett is visiting with her notes for several recent projects.... She says: I spend a lot of time lovingly looking at organized offices and productivity hacks on Pinterest ... right before I go to my small explosion of writing notes.
Seen above is my laptop, a Macbook Air, and my iPad - not shown is my iPhone, which makes up the last of my mobile office. I’m usually using all three at once with note sites like Evernote, Simplenote, my OneDrive, and Pages. In an ideal world I’d have all my notes neatly organized online, but as you can see I haven’t been cleansed of my need for notebooks. Lots of notebooks.
When I outline, I outline everywhere. In a notebook, in Word and Scrivener, and usually on a regular old sheet of paper that I can have in front of me at all times. This is the outline for the third book in my Carried Away series.
I love it when an absolutely filthy idea strikes so fast and hard it has to be written down. This is from a book that’s in its planning stage, about a couple who are getting reaquainted after about a decade.
This is what it looks like when I’ve finished a book and am trying to make it less like it was written by someone who’s deranged. I never write linear, so just about every page of the manuscript looks like this after just one read-through. My editor really doesn’t get paid enough. This is Uncover Me, my June release from Mischief Books. Or, what it looked like before it was spanked into submission.
A. M. Hartnett recently visited Trollop with a Laptop to discuss Uncover Me. Be sure to stop by and comment for a chance to win a spectacularly sexy set of pencils!