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Welcome to the International Association for Journal Writing

The IAJW is committed to helping you write consistently, deeply and authentically to keep your journal writing fresh, enjoyable and transformational. Be inspired. Create. Connect. Live well and live fully with journaling!

Headshot - Lynda Monk, Director of The International Association for Journal Writing

  • Inspiring and informative article library
  • Monthly live telechats with guest experts
  • Library of motivating audio interviews
  • Monthly online journal writing circles
  • Discounted fees for online classes, ebooks and products
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Featured Products and Courses for Journal Writing

  • Does your writing just describe feelings or lead to real emotional growth?  This course will give you a self-guided format for valuable insights and actual change. 

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    $197.00
  • Celebrate Journaling: Journal Luminaries Speak includes 9 incredible interviews with the fun and enlightening masters of writing practice.

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    $27.00
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    Take time for yourself, gain clarity and focus, get unstuck from creative procrastination and dive deep into the healing art of expressive writing with this 6-week Writing for Wellness Salon.

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    $347.00 $297.00
  • A Year in the Life gently leads you through one full year of introspective writing, using weekly prompts and topics as a springboard into your deepest feelings.

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    $14.95

From Our Journal Writing Blog…

The Role of Self in Service: Journaling to Discover Your Unique Contribution

April 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

The Role of Self in Service: Journaling to Discover Your Unique Contribution by Elizabeth Bishop Redefining Service You might say that we are all here with the ultimate purpose of serving each other. We are ... Read More >>

“Leave the light on” with journaling – Meet Cheryl Finley

April 11th, 2019|0 Comments

BE inspired by Cheryl A Finley, IAJW Member from Western Springs, IL (Greater Chicago area), USA Why did you join the IAJW (International Association for Journal Writing)? I was delighted that after speaking with Lynda ... Read More >>

YES – A Poem by Hiro Boga

April 1st, 2019|0 Comments

YES now this is what I feed myself: sleep in the nest of my feather bed; buttered cream of wheat with goat’s milk and cardamom beethoven quartets, shimmering jazz renata tebaldi’s legs wrapped around verdi. ... Read More >>

How can the IAJW can help you with your Journal Writing?

We know how to help you get the most out of your journal writing:

  • To help you write often, in your own voice, and move into new and deeper territory
  • To help you find the gold in your journals.
  • To help you know yourself better.
  • To help you make connections, gain insights, see life patterns, and ultimately make the life changes you want–whether it is to improve relationships, to figure out how to move forward through a transition period, to balance your emotions, to improve your health, or to become a better writer.

We do this by offering:

The IAJW exists to inspire, inform and juice up your journal writing!