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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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  • 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…

IAJW Member Spotlight – Meet Jennifer Brooker

January 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Meet Jennifer Brooker, IAJW Member from New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada Why did you join the IAJW? I joined IAJW to be part of the journal writing community, to learn more about what others are ... Read More >>

Looking Back on 2018 – Musings, Memories & Moments that Matter Most

December 31st, 2018|6 Comments

Wow, another year flowing by like the tidal waters being called back out to the ocean.  My office faces out to Fulford Harbour, on Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada.  The constant ebb and flow of ... Read More >>

IAJW Member Spotlight – Lucia Capacchione, PhD

December 19th, 2018|0 Comments

One of my favourite parts about the IAJW is our Journal Council - a group of experts, authors and change makers who make a difference with their respective work in the journaling, creative and expressive ... 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!