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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.

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

  • NEW June 2018

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

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  • This Finding Joy Within journaling tool help you access greater feelings of joy regardless of your outer circumstances.

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  • 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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From Our Journal Writing Blog…

Woman Writing in Circle by Denise Simmons

July 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Woman Writing in Circle   I found my woman in you When we come together writing sacred truth I found my woman in you   Letting what needs to be heard Listening, honouring space in ... Read More >>

Body Wisdom Writing

June 25th, 2018|0 Comments

A Writing Exercise by Meryl Cook, IAJW Journal Council Expert & Member At a recent Writing Circle through the International Association for Journal Writing the topic was listening to our bodies. This topic was inspired ... Read More >>

Can journaling help a boy feel better about his life?

June 13th, 2018|0 Comments

I journal every single day, as do most of my clients and many of the people close to me. As a business owner, journaling gives me an outlet to release my frustrations, brainstorm solutions and ... 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!