Posts Tagged ‘journal’

What is freehand good for?

August 6th, 2011 4 comments

In this technology driven society, we get used to hearing that things are, or are soon-to-be obsolete. It’s almost never the case of course. We still have theatre, radio, books etc. Remember Egon in Ghostbusters saying, “print is dead”?

Another example – I remember thinking, why would I ever write something freehand again, when electronic typing is so convenient? But it certainty has its uses. Read more…

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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