Journal Writing Blog

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|

Writing Alone Together: A Practice of Creative and Compassionate Witness by Ahava Shira

“When we write we tell the stories of our lives—the dark and light, the struggles and successes, the hopes and fears, the aches and pleasures. We write to learn about ourselves, to enlarge our understanding of ourselves and one another.” Cutler, Monk & Shira, 2014 ~ How can a practice as solitary as journal writing ... Read More >>

2020-01-03T17:08:42-08:00January 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|