Write about the twisted circumstances that account for your life – the setbacks, hopes and triumphs.
“I kept long journals from the ages ten to twenty-two, chronicling events and describing emotional states, but again and again… Read more What to write in a journal
Write ‘Who Am I?’ on ten cards. Then write rapidly without censoring. Now, sort the cards in order of importance.… Read more Self Discovery
As an exercise, recall the day. From the time you rise to now, use only concrete detail naming objects (bed,… Read more Recall the Day
Write about those moments you never forget. Don’t just react emotionally to old memories. Capture and interrogate them to find… Read more Unforgettable moments
hen have you lost or found something, someone or some opportunity? Start with either finding or losing, though losing always… Read more Lost or Found?
Time is the filter of memories. It transmutes painful memories into poetry. It purifies. Make your peace with the wounding… Read more Time is the filter of memories
Name those things that scare you. In that way, you will discover themes to magnify which will frighten the reader… Read more Find and Magnify Your Fear
We are haunted by our childhoods, by the important things we lost on the long walk to adulthood: the intensity… Read more Haunted by our childhoods
The journal is mostly a means to free yourself of the misguided belief that writing should be Important and For… Read more Writing a Journal