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Using Craft Docs for narrative project planning

One week ago, I tweeted about experimenting with using Craft Docs to drive my projects forward.

Instead of a laundry list of context-less obligations in a task manager... I write a project note in Craft. I write to myself, and future me who'll forget why these tasks seemed so important, what I want to do and why I want to do it.

As I work through the tasks, getting reminded of the context has been really helpful to future me, who's always feeling resentful of obligation, imposed by past me.

Often, we do great thinking during a brainstorm. We come up with awesome ideas and turn them into tasks. After a few days, we forget why we were so excited.

This is not really task management, but capturing the thinking and excitement behind tasks we generate. To help motivate future us get them done.

Here's what it looks like for the Skillshare course we're creating: