Originally Posted by Elysium
I'm a notebook person. Unfortunately sometimes I can forget the idea before I get my hands on a notebook. (I always manage to have the best ideas on the days I leave home without the botebook). Recently I started leaving a dream journal near my bed so I can write that down for inspiration too. Wouldn't you know that of course I have been having dreamless sleep ever since
That's why I ended up using a mnenomic system.
(I tink I mention that on the thread Allyn pointed to).
A notebook by the bed is also a very good idea. It can be especially useful for inspired moments before sleep - you can really fixate on matters then. However, at some point you just have to stop and go to sleep.