The inner journal critic

The inner journal critic

I have an inner journal critic. She often picks on me. Whenever I sit down to write She likes to laugh and shout and scoff. Creativity, she says, is not my thing. Why bother even try. Just stop right now and walk away. Save myself from the pain this day. For failure...
Memoir and personal history prompt – memories

Memoir and personal history prompt – memories

A great way to evoke memories for your memoir or personal journal is to think about the past (of course!) and to pick out specific events that happened. You may only write a sentence or two about them but what I have found is that sometimes they turn into something...
Guidelines for using nature in your journal writing

Guidelines for using nature in your journal writing

If you want to add a little variety to your journal you will find that using nature in your journal writing will provide you with plenty of new material. To use nature journaling you simply expand on your current journaling which will be all about expressing your...
Favourite quotes by writers

Favourite quotes by writers

Nothing inspires and motivates as much as a quote from someone who has been there and done that but what we love about writing quotes is that they are not always inspirational. Sometimes they are just intense and miserable… oh the life of a writer! Favourite...

Creative Journal Prompt – Art

Below is a video that makes a great art journal prompt if you are looking for something creative to do. Your journal will need to have quite strong pages to be able to take the paint and everything being put on it or at least give it time to dry. At first this whole...