The Diaries of Miss Anne Lister

Anne Lister (1791-1840) was a wealthy heiress who inherited Shibden Hall in West Yorkshire from her uncle in 1826. Shibden Hall had been in the family since 1420. Throughout her life, she kept diaries in which she chronicled the details of her everyday life, including her financial concerns, her industrial activities, her work improving Shibden […]

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Time management Monday: Taking time to write by hand

    Today is National Handwriting Day! National Handwriting Day was started by the Writing Instrument Manufacturer’s Association as a “chance to re-explore the purity and power of handwriting.” It is celebrated each year on January 23rd, John Hancock‘s birthday, to remind us that handwriting can be powerful and liberating (figuratively and literally). Writing by […]

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Writing Wednesday: Author J.T. Ellison’s bullet journal in her Habana notebook!

Today we are very excited to have author J.T. Ellison show us how she bullet journals in her Quo Vadis Habana notebook! I was especially interested to see how she incorporates iCal into her bullet journal. Many thanks to J.T. for sharing with us! I’ve always been a notebook junkie. From my school days when […]

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Writing Wednesday January Theme: Personal Freedom

This is a new series we will have every month for all of 2017: month themes. On the first Wednesday of each month we will have a post with the month’s theme. The month theme is something to think about, journal about, and be mindful of all month. This month’s theme is Personal Freedom. Personal […]

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Today is the start of our 2017 Page Per Day Challenge!

Happy New Year! Today is the official start of our 2017 Page Per Day Challenge! The PPDC is designed to help you get into the journaling habit by encouraging you to write something on one page of your planner or notebook every day for an entire year. Each page creates a snapshot of your life […]

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Writing Wednesday: Daily Journaling Prompts for January 2017

Happy New Year

Continuing our series on daily journaling prompts, here is a list of journaling topics for every day in January! This gives everyone some new ideas for journaling, and can help take the pressure off to think of something to journal about every day, especially for folks doing our Page Per Day Challenge. My friend Emelie […]

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Writing Wednesday: Several writing series in 2017!

This year we’ve had several ongoing writing and journaling series all year, some of which will be continuing for 2017: Our Page Per Day Challenge series has been great all year. I’ve particularly enjoyed seeing participants’ guest posts showing how they have been using their page per day! The PPDC will continue in 2017 with […]

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