Types of Notes in Zettelkasten

  • Start with Fleeting notes
    • quick reminders of ideas
    • terms, jargon,
    • examples
    • kindle highlights.
  • Based on Fleeting, create Literature notes
  • one idea written in own words
  • explained and written to provide context
  • AtomicityAtomicity

    Atomicity refers to the smallest, irreducible building block material.
    The core concept is that as you build things after defining the smallest, individual elements, then the possibility of mi...

  • Permanent notes
    • over multiple lit notes.
    • It's more like a concept/idea note
    • based on insights from multiple sources.

Fleets are reminders, Lits are one note about one topic from one source, while permanent notes connects multiple lit notes and creates knowledge, specific to a concept.