10 Ways Journaling Makes You a Better Writer (via Live to Write – Write to Live)

1 May

This brilliant post was FP’d and it pretty much sums up everything I feel about journaling, the good and the bad. I haven’t ever reblogged anything before via wordpress so I think writing about writing itself is a fairly good start!

10 Ways Journaling Makes You a Better Writer Journaling is a self-indulgent, narcissistic waste of time. It’s nothing more than self-administered therapy – the writer simultaneously on the couch and in the psychiatrist’s chair, endlessly picking apart the minutiae of her life to no good end. Time would be better spent alphabetizing the spice cupboard. I disagree. I have kept journals on and off since I was seven years old. My entries have ranged from copies of Shakespeare’s poems to what I … Read More

via Live to Write – Write to Live

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