Lynda Monk

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Plea by Frances Balter

I love reading poetry.  I am a quote collector.  I have the words of others in my journals, on post-it notes hanging on my walls.  Powerful words inspire my own writing in my journal and beyond. The following poem Plea by Frances Balter is a wonderful invitation, as Pat Schneider (author of How the Light ... Read More >>

2018-10-22T09:50:23+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Poetry|

Woman Writing in Circle by Denise Simmons

Every month, IAJW members are invited to participate in our monthly Writing Alone Together circle where individuals gather via Zoom to join a facilitated writing circle where we write freely, read aloud, listen deeply and bear witness.  These are the four practices commonly referred to as WAT based on a book I co-authored entitled Writing ... Read More >>

2018-08-31T13:23:56+00:00 July 16th, 2018|From the Pages of My Journal, Uncategorized|

Body Wisdom Writing

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 by the book Writing from the Body for Writers, Artists and Dreamers Who Long to Free Their Voice by John ... Read More >>

2018-08-31T13:17:41+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Writing From the Body

Writing is not just an activity of the mind (thinking), but rather it involves the heart (emotions), spirit (essence) and the body (physical) parts of the self as well.  Allow your whole self to inspire your writing.  The urge to create comes from within. John Lee, author of Writing from the Body: For Writers, Artists, and ... Read More >>

2018-06-05T11:52:55+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Creative Journaling, Uncategorized|