A Sparkfile is a bit of an old concept that has been quite useful for me over the years. It's basically a notes file about a topic that you keep adding and building upon.
The original rules are
- Keep it unformatted
- Add to the bottom
- Don't change the past
- Review for patterns and inspiration
- Remix past to come up with the future
Simple enough right?
Use it for anything
- Garden ideas
- Blog posts
- Travel ideas (someday)
- Side projects that you never complete 🤭
Go your own way
I've kept one in the Bear app for a few years. I tend to review, edit, format and add to it every so often. Everything is very brief so its packed with ideas I can work on.
Try it out. Start with one and make a few by topic. Use paper or any notes application you have access to.