Journal Writing Blog

How to Journal – Your Complete Guide to Getting Started with Journaling

Do you want to learn how to journal, but are unsure where to start?  Or you want to know what to write in a journal?  Maybe you have heard of creative journaling and are curious about what it is? Perhaps you are a writer and want to journal to deepen your craft? This comprehensive ... Read More >>

Journaling to Alleviate Pandemic Fatigue

We have our "Ask a Coach" Feature where you are welcome to send us any question you might have specific to journaling and life writing and we will offer an answer or suggestions for you! Question from Amy, IAJW Member: I find with the COVID-19 pandemic, and having an underlying persistent pain issue for which ... Read More >>

2020-08-04T15:03:40-07:00August 4th, 2020|Ask the Coach|

PANDEMIC Community Word Art Project

Recently in our IAJW Journal Writing Tribe Facebook Group, I posted the following: As a journaler and writer, I love the power of words! I always notice language, stories, quotes, books, and inspiration through words. For fun/interest, what is ONE word you have been noticing often during this past week? Here are the words that ... Read More >>

2020-04-13T16:39:19-07:00April 13th, 2020|Creative Journaling|

Pandemic – A Poem by Lynn Ungar

Pandemic What if you thought of it as the Jews consider the Sabbath— the most sacred of times? Cease from travel. Cease from buying and selling. Give up, just for now, on trying to make the world different than it is. Sing. Pray. Touch only those to whom you commit your life. Center down. And ... Read More >>

2020-03-25T09:02:40-07:00March 25th, 2020|Poetry|

“Anything of importance should be written down to be conserved.” Wm. Anthony Connolly

International Association for Journal Writing (IAJW.org) Member Spotlight Interview - Wm. Anthony Connolly What is your name or the name you like to go by? Anthony Connolly, but the name I publish works under is Wm. Anthony Connolly. Wm is the initials for William, which surprisingly a lot of people don’t realize. My name has ... Read More >>

2020-02-03T15:53:03-08:00February 3rd, 2020|IAJW Member Spotlight|