Writing Wednesday: Journals as historical records

Personal journals often give insight or provide firsthand accounts of significant historical events. Examples include soldiers’ diaries recording specifics of battles, and Samuel Pepys’ diary where he wrote about the plague and the Great Fire Of London. The fact that people took the time to record events in detail is interesting to me. This indicates […]

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Daily Journaling Prompts for June 2018

Continuing our series on daily journaling prompts, here is a list of journaling topics for every day in June! 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 people doing our Page Per Day Challenge. Some days are […]

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National Poetry Writing Month

  Recently I was thinking, there must be a National Poetry Writing Month, along the lines of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) in November and International Correspondence Writing Month (InCoWriMo) in February. Sure enough, there is National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo)! Unfortunately, I’ve just missed it! National Poetry Writing Month happens every April, where participants […]

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Time management Monday: Separate planners for different purposes

Over the weekend I was reading some planner-related blogs and was surprised to see how many people use different planners for different purposes. In a way it’s similar to using different notebooks for different purposes: of course it makes sense to use a different notebook for work meeting notes than the notebook you use as […]

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Writing Wednesday: Clairefontaine notebooks in new mystery novel!

Reader Gail recently sent us this email: Clairefontaine notebooks are mentioned several times in Jean Luc Bannalec’s new mystery, Murder on Brittany Shores, including how durable they are. Cool! Clairefontaine notebooks are made in France, where this story takes place, and can be found pretty much everywhere there. In France, Clairefontaine notebooks are used by […]

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Daily Journaling Prompts for May 2018

Continuing our series on daily journaling prompts, here is a list of journaling topics for every day in May! 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 people doing our Page Per Day Challenge. Some days are […]

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