Journal Lost & Found, aka, the Commonplace Book

One of the staples of the writerly life is a penchant for blank books. A long, long time ago, I discovered this book at Wordsworth Books (whose old weblink no longer works because they're under new ownership) and, though I was there to buy a gift for someone else, I couldn't resist this purchase for myself. I wrote … Continue reading Journal Lost & Found, aka, the Commonplace Book

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Thursday Writers w Jobe

  Now that we've made it through Nanowrimo, here are two very interesting articles that advise against the adage "write every day." Advice from Daniel José Older at Seven Scribes and Ann Patchett on the Guardian. What do you think?  

Thursday Writers with Jobe

  I bought this super cute and awesome blank book a while back at Wordsworth Books and I just started really using it and enjoying it for note-taking. I used it to take notes on Anne Lamott's Bird by Bird, Jen Sincero's You Are a Badass, and Natalie Goldberg's Writing Down the Bones (all three super-fantastic books you should … Continue reading Thursday Writers with Jobe