How to Use a Bullet Journal for Writing in 2020

Setting up collections and logs and using your bujo for writing goals

Laura Winter
Dec 10, 2019 · 6 min read
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Create your bujo index

Develop a journal key

Fill out your future log

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My sideways look at a minimalist future log. I don’t often make future plans so I usually just look here to help create my monthly log (30 days has September, April, June, and November…)

Create your collections

Design your first monthly log

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I clearly didn’t have any notes for my minimalist October page. At least I was festive with the orange highlighter…

Put in your daily log

Create a collection you forgot about

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