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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

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

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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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  • 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…

Your Dreams, Hanging on Stars – Poem Journal Entry by Lynda Monk

September 4th, 2018|8 Comments

Your Dreams, Hanging on Stars I walked past you while you slept. I saw the essence of you, in a dream. I heard your heart, your longings and your desires, as quiet whispers floating up ... Read More >>

How to Improve Your Sleep with a Journal

August 7th, 2018|0 Comments

The act of putting pen to paper has a magical quality about it for many people. But watching strokes appear as you delve into your own thoughts has more benefits than you might think. Stress ... Read More >>

Do you want to access more of your inner courage?

July 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Do you want to access more of your inner courage? Inspiration from a Lion for Writing & Life. I have been thinking a lot about courage lately. There are so many times and circumstances in ... 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!