Do you keep a journal? Would you like to?
Journal writing is one of the first ways many people come to writing. From personal journals to gratitude journals, having a place to note your innermost thoughts or outward observations is critical.
The benefits have been shown to be extraordinary.
Journaling topics range from the mundane - daily life - to the extraordinary - exotic travels.
One special type of journal, however, is the writer's journal. It it are saved all the rough cut jewels that can later be polished into shining gems for readers.
Though everyone's journal writing experience is different, I am putting together a wealth of journaling how-to information, including:
Like anything, in journal writing, you need the right tools for the job.
The right tools are as varied as the writers themselves. Choose what works for you.
Write it down before you forget it.
Carry pen and paper with you everywhere.
Some even swear by index cards as an easy, on-the-go alternative to carrying a journal.
To get started, all you need to do is find that special pen and the perfect paper, then prepare to explore the possibilities of journal writing.
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