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Journalling without the journal?

March 11th, 2011 No comments

Now, Matt has written many posts about keeping a journal in the past, and it isn’t something I’ve felt I could contribute to. Yes, I am admitting here that – shamefully – I don’t keep a journal for ideas.

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A use for a journal

November 13th, 2010 No comments

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a new journal that my wife bought me. I think I’ve now found a god use for it, so read on for one idea about how to use a journal. Read more…

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A New Writing Journal

October 22nd, 2010 No comments

For our anniversary, my wife bought me a new notebook. She knows my strange affection for stationary (not that strange. Behave), and so got me a very nice leather bound journal. Of course, I want to use it, but am not sure what I’ll be putting in it yet, so am looking for suggestions. Read more…

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Keeping a Journal

February 26th, 2009 No comments

One piece of advice you get a lot from courses, or writing books is keep a journal. It’s right up there with, “show, don’t tell” as one of those creative writing mantras that gets flogged to death. But I’ve never understood what makes a good journal, or even what might be an appropriate journal for me.

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