59 Things to Write About in Your Daily Journal

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Have you ever struggled to come up with ideas for what to write in your journal? As a writer, aside from enjoying the many benefits of journaling for my mental well-being, I find that keeping a daily journal is a great way to organize my thoughts, think of great ideas, and learn to live in … Read more

10 Steps to Publish a Book and Become an Author

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Special Note: Today, with my partners Barrie and Ron, I opened a free video training series on self-publishing your own book. This course will show you how to write, publish, and market your book. I was surprised to learn that 81% of Americans want to write a book. The statistic is surprising because so few … Read more

Five-Minute Journal Review [2023 Update]

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Is a mindfulness journal for you? For me, the five-minute journal has made a material difference in the way I think about my day, and how I reflect on my intentions at the end of the day.

Starting a journaling habit sounds like a great idea. You buy a notebook and anticipate writing down your thoughts every day. After you start, you begin to feel some monotony when you fill out completely blank pages. Eventually monotony leads to quitting the habit. Journaling should be about the process, not the setup. That is … Read more

23 Best Movies About Writers and Authors to Watch Today

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Interested in learning more about your favorite author? Do you ever wonder what went on in their head and where the ideas for an amazing story came from? Perhaps it’s the writing process you’re interested in? You might want to know how writers create their own kind of magic through pen, keyboard, or old-fashioned typewriter. … Read more

11 SMART Goals Examples for Improving Your Writing Skills

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Good writing skills are becoming more critical, particularly in finding and maintaining a good job. As a writer, you are faced with several challenges. This has to do with your overall writing skills, not just with the profession in general. A lack of vocabulary, issues with plagiarism, insufficient reasoning and cognitive skills, a lack of … Read more

How to Write a Letter to Your Future Self (with an Example)

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“Dear future me, I’d love to remind you not to grow old.” These words were written quite boldly in one of my first future self letters. I didn’t have a letter to future self example to work off at the time, but I instinctively knew I wanted to discuss the things that scared me with … Read more

7 Best Writing Apps and Software for 2023

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There are two types of people in this world… those who write well and those who don’t.  Those who write well typically tend to enjoy it… or at least not mind it. They may not be authors or write for a living, but they know about proper tense and the difference between an adjective and … Read more

13 Bullet Journal Goals Page Ideas for 2023

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A bullet journal is designed to increase your productivity. With that said, it’s necessary to have a goals page in your journal to keep you motivated as you work on achieving your goals. Your bullet journal goals page can be artistic or minimalistic, depending on your preference. In this article, we share several eye-catching bullet … Read more

How to Achieve Your Writing Goals in 2023 (Even If January Was a Bust)

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Learn how to create a quantifiable writing goal for 2017—one you can achieved by setting realistic goals—and then work your way backwards through a series of specific milestones.

It’s been almost a month since the start of 2023. Some writers are on track to achieve their self-publishing goals, while others are already struggling. How are you doing so far, this year? Are you following through with your New Year’s resolutions? If not, then there is still plenty of time to turn this year … Read more

The Freedom Journal by John Lee Dumas (2023 Review)

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I recently discovered The Freedom Journal by John Lee Dumas, and it has changed everything I thought I knew about setting and accomplishing goals.

Have you ever set out to accomplish a difficult goal, only to end up procrastinating and ultimately failing at what you set out to do? I know that I’ve certainly been there, and I bet I’m not alone. Goals are something that everyone has, and they are critical to success. Too many people have great … Read more