Hey, I get it. You are learning to fly IFR, deep into your instrument crosscheck, when your controller says, “I have an amendment to your route of flight. Advise when ready to copy.” How do you cope with the job at hand–maintaining aircraft control–while recording ATC’s change of plan? Check out the following articles for suggestions.
For hands-on practice copying enroute clearances, as well as pre-departure, altitude, and holding clearances, take a look at the course Clearance Magic.