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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

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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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    $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
  • 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
  • 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…

How to Journal for Love

February 11th, 2019|0 Comments

This week offers us Valentine's Day on February 14th, a beautiful time to pause and reflect on love. There are so many ways to give and receive love in this life. As the saying goes..."Love ... Read More >>

Inspiration for writers who don’t have time to write

January 28th, 2019|0 Comments

The Necessity of Writing (from Writing as a Way of Healing by Louise DeSalvo)… “Many people I know who want to write but don’t (my husband, Ernie, for example) or who want to write more ... Read More >>

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Ask Our Coach: How do you organize your journals?

January 22nd, 2019|1 Comment

People often have many great questions about journal writing - what to write about, how to get started, how to keep going, and so forth. The IAJW Ask Our Coach feature - is here to ... 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!