Plaintext Productivity is my guide to simple workplace productivity for knowledge workers.

Plaintext Productivity contains numerous articles and tutorials that show you a smart way to set up your Windows computer for fast and simple task management, writing, and file organization. As the title suggests, there is a focus on using plaintext files whenever possible as a simple, universal format that will never lock you in to a single vendor or software stack.

I recommend some great software, show how to set it up, and suggest a few simple habits to help you prioritize and focus better on your work.

I used to spend a lot of time doing creating writing. Now, my most polished pieces are very old—juvenlia at this point—but the worthwhile bits are still available on my old website.