Celebrate Journal Writing! Journal Luminaries Speak

Celebrate Journal Writing! Journal Luminaries Speak

Celebrate Journaling: Journal Luminaries Speak includes 9 incredible interviews with the fun and enlightening masters of writing practice. These interviews invite you to experience a deeper connection with your journal writing and creative self-expression.

Learn from inspiring and informative experts: Louise DeSalvo, Natalie Goldberg, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, John Evans, Susan Borkin, Mark Matousek, Christina Baldwin, Sheila Bender, and Beth Jacobs.

You also receive a BONUS panel interview: Journal Luminaries Speak and We Do, Too
Converse, Consider, and Connect with the journal writing community when you listen to our panel of long time journal writers–Lynda Monk, Nathan Ohren, and Heather Severson. The discussion is a synthesis of listening to the nine journal luminaries.

 

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Ruth Folit, founder of IAJW, interviewed these nine incredible and accomplished writers on the subject of journal-writing. Each session reveals unique access points for deepening your own writing practice. You not only get to know these people more intimately, but learn how their writing has carried them through their careers.  This interview collection will be an inspirational resource to listen to when you need a writing boost.

Each One-Hour Interview with These Masters in Writing Practice Contains:

  • A unique perspective on expressive writing, as a lifestyle.
  • Tools, tips and techniques you can apply to your own journaling routine.
  • Wit and wisdom to help deepen your journal entries.
  • Valuable writing assignments you can use right away.

These journal experts share:

  • recent epiphanies about journal writing
  • their core contributions to the world of writing
  • advice for new journal writers
  • how they deal when being stuck in a journaling rut
  • a powerful subtle detail or secret of writing that they have discovered that many people may not know
  • a writing exercise to do at the end of the session
  • and more!

Each of these “ivy-league” mentors have published highly acclaimed books; have led workshops and taught classes for decades; and in some way have made a significant contribution to the world of journal keeping, writing practice, or writing personal essays and memoirs.

There’s plenty of advice, ideas and inspiration for any writer!

Discover the wisdom offered by the following Journal Luminaries:

Natalie Goldberg is the author of 12 books, including Writing Down the Bones, and The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language.

Louise DeSalvo is the author of the groundbreaking book, written in 1999,Writing as a Way of Healing: How Telling Our Stories Transforms Our Lives.

Christina Baldwin author of many books, renowned teacher and conference presenter, at age 30, became a founder of the journal writing movement.

Mark Matousek is a bestselling author, teacher, and speaker whose work focuses on personal awakening and creative excellence through transformational writing and self-inquiry.

Sheila Bender has a passion for helping those who want to take their writing into new genres, revise effectively, generate more writing or facilitate the writing of others.

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg is the 2009-2013 Poet Laureate of Kansas and the author or editor of 19 books. She is also the founder of Transformative Language Arts at Goddard College.

John F. Evans, MAT, MA , Ed.D. is a writing clinician and integrative health coach who teaches about the power of writing to create better health, overcome trauma, and build resilience.

Susan Borkin is a psychotherapist and speaker based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has specialized in the therapeutic use of writing since 1978.

Beth Jacobs, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and author who has journaled throughout her life and supports the processes therapeutic journaling.

You also receive a BONUS panel interview: Journal Luminaries Speak and We Do, Too
Converse, Consider, and Connect with the journal writing community when you listen to our panel of long time journal writers–Lynda Monk, Nathan Ohren, and Heather Severson. The discussion is a synthesis of listening to the nine journal luminaries.