By means of a keyboard shortcut you'll be able to create a new note and open the Tomboy menu. That is how simple it is to write notes. You can configure the keyboard shortcut that you like most. In the Tomboy window you have various options: you can search for notes that you have written, write your texts, export them to HTML or print them. Tomboy also allows you to create notebooks with which to organize the notes, in other words, you'll be able to save the notes in different notebooks.
Tomboy also allows you to choose the size of the letters, if you want to cross out a word or highlight it, and even link specific words with other notes.
If you want to have your notes organized, download Tomboy and try out this efficient notepad.