My top 5 reasons for keeping a writer’s notebook…


…Seeing your life as Story can be the heart of finding your identity

…Our identities are ever-changing–shift-shaped by who we meet, where we work, where we live–the predictable and unpredictable events, the connections we make

…Looking back on our lives, we don’t see what and how we have lived in an orderly, linear sequence. Our look-backs break events into related chunks that can become Story. Some of of our lived-experiences we can name: happy, sad, hilarious, crazy, puzzling–others are harder to label

…A writer’s notebook can hold the raw material from which your Stories will emerge

…Every lived moment has potential for a writer’s notebook entry



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