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Innovative and Fun Journaling Tips & Technique

Innovative and Fun Journaling Tips & Technique
To help guide you and your child down the path of creative journaling I've listed some tips below. Try them out, and remember that there are infinite ways for you and your child to dress up a journal and integrate creative expression into your journals. Creative Journaling Tips: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Related:  365 eslJournal writing

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10 Journal Keeping Ideas that Will Enhance Your Life What should I write about? Will it sound dumb? Will I run out of ideas before I even get started? Keeping a journal can be a rewarding experience, but lots of people don’t know where to begin. My personal favorites are reflection and goal journals, but everyone has a different favorite. And that’s okay! 1. There was a green robot. Dream journals are a lot of fun. 2. A “record-keeping” journal is nothing but the facts. 3. Gratitude journals are extremely rewarding. 4. Online journaling, or blogging, has gained popularity in recent years. 5. If words aren’t your thing, consider a collage or art journal. 6. Are you the brilliant thinker? 7. Scholars regularly publish in academic journals, but what about keeping your own personal academic journal? 8. A gift journal is unlike every other journal because *gasp* it’s not meant for you. 9. Therapy and personal reflection journals can be difficult. But it can be extremely helpful in allowing you to move on from those things. 10.

Keeping a Writer's Journal: 21 Ideas to Keep You Writing Keeping a Writer's Journal: 21 Ideas to Keep You Writing by Sheila Bender Return to Creative Nonfiction · Print-Friendly Version Keeping a journal is one of the best tools to practice trusting your writing and to make sure you keep writing. You can keep a journal in a cheap or an expensive notebook, on scraps of paper dropped into a box, in computer files or in letter form. Just as long as you write as much and as often as you can without editing yourself and you have access to the words you've written, you are keeping a journal. If you haven't been journaling or doing it as often as you wish, think about where you write and when you are likely to have time to write. It may seem intimidating to develop the journal-keeping habit, and you may be thinking defeatist thoughts already, such as "I can't do this regularly forever. Make a specific commitment for a month. Next, make a commitment to the same system or to a new journal-keeping system for an additional month. Idea 1: A Travel Journal

Writing for Income Art Journaling 101 - abstract - art journaling . creative prompts . doodling . photography How do you start an art journal? "Art journaling is about the {creative process} of pulling together color, words and images as you wish on a page. Unlike many other forms of art, it is not about the outcome."Tammy Garcia Original post 2008 * Updated March 2014 Welcome to Art Journaling 101 If you are just starting to bring art into your life, or wish to introduce kids & teens to art journaling, check out Art Journaling 101 for Kids, Teens & Beginners. I'll begin with a note that the type of art journaling that I talk about is very loose and free and unencumbered by rules. 1. 1,000 Artist Journal Pages by Dawn DeVries SokolSpilling Open: The Art of Becoming Yourself by Sabrina Ward HarrisonThe Journal Junkies Workshop, by Scott and Modler Good Mail Day by Jennie HinchcliffJournal Spilling by Diana TroutCreative Illustration Workshop for Mixed-Media Artists by Katherine DunnPersonal Geographies: Explorations in Mixed-Media Mapmaking by Jill K. by Annie LamottThe Art Journal Workshop 2. ➸ Note! 3.

Create Comics Online | Comix Maker | Comic Strips | Comic Generator The Kathryn Wheel The 27 Principles to Teaching Yourself Anything (aka The Self-Guided Education Manifesto + PDF download “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” —Mark Twain Note: This post is intentionally long. At the end of this post I’ve even provided two free PDF downloads to further guide you towards learning what matters (one is a list of over 30 of the best online resources for creating your own passion-filled curriculum). Enter the Unofficial Self-Guided Education Manifesto… Last week’s article on The Birth of Self-Guided Education caught like wildfire. When that happens, I know a topic deserves some respect. Many of last week’s comments blew my mind. Living Legends create their own education. The truth of the matter is every Living Legend (whether they dropped out of high school or got a couple PhD’s) took their education and their learning into their own hands. For years I’ve been wanting to create a separate business on this topic but given the awesome momentum we’ve drummed up here, I say we run with it… So without further ado… 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 1.

Creative Writing Prompts Write a scene that includes a character speaking a different language, speaking in a thick accent, or otherwise speaking in a way that is unintelligibe to the other characters. (Note: You don't necessarily need to know the language the character is speaking—be creative with it!) Describe a character's reaction to something without explaining what it is. See if your fellow prompt responders can guess what it is. Write a story or a scene about one character playing a prank on another. Describe the scene from both characters' points of view. Writing Prompt: Write a story that involves confusion over homonyms (words that have the same spelling but different meanings) or homophones (words that sound the same but are spelled differently). For World Storytelling Day, share the best story you've ever heard or told by word of mouth, or have a fictional character recount their favorite story. You're making your way down a cobbled street when a stocky, red-bearded man beckons you into an alley.

Ernest Hemingway's Star Style - The Best Rules for the Business of Writing - Excerpts From the Kansas City Star Style Guide Speaking to a reporter from The Kansas City Star in 1940, Ernest Hemingway said, "Those were the best rules I ever learned for the business of writing. I've never forgotten them. No man with any talent, who feels and writes truly about the thing he is trying to say, can fail to write well if he abides with them." Those rules--110 of them on a single sheet of paper--served as the Star's style guide when Hemingway began working at the newspaper as a cub reporter in 1917. "On the Star," he said, many years later, "you were forced to learn to write a simple declarative sentence. Hemingway's tenure at the paper was brief, just half a year, and he soon went on to write the novels that earned him a Nobel Prize in Literature. The Star's style sheet evolved as well. Excerpts From The Star Copy Style (1915) Use short sentences. With the decline of print newspapers (note the retronym), this sort of attention to detail may seem quaint.

Easily Turn Google Spreadsheets into Flashcards and Other Cool Stuff Blake Boles: 12 Ways to Educate Yourself Without College It's popular to criticize college today. No matter which way you look, somebody is writing about a student loan horror story, declining academic standards, disruptive technological change, or the narrow work options available to graduates. Criticizing is easy, of course. Offering solutions is hard. The reality is that college fills many valuable roles today. But in an era of skyrocketing tuition fees combined with widespread economic austerity, millions of students will find themselves unable or unwilling to finance the college package deal. Luckily, higher education doesn't have to be delivered by a college institution. Self-directed learning is one solution to the college debate, and certainly not the only one. Here are 12 ways to begin pursuing your own self-directed higher education, right now, without college: Kickstart something. These are just a few ways to start giving yourself a well-rounded higher education without college.

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