December 9: How Your Beliefs Shape Your Writing

How Do Your Beliefs Affect Your Writing? Yesterday we delved into what it is we believe. This isn’t just about what we spiritually believe, though that can play a role, but what is that we believe about ourselves. Story-telling is a method of explain the world around us. Story-telling is about showing and sharing our…

December 8 Journal Prompt: What Do You Believe?

What do you believe? Asking yourself what you believe is a multi-faceted question. You might know what you believe in spiritually, but we all have beliefs that we don’t realize we carry with us. This is an important thing to realize about yourself. This can be one of the things that is blocking you from…

December 7 Journal Prompt: What is Revolting?

What in life revolts you? This exercise can be fun, or it can be dark. I’ll let you decide where you want to put it. While getting to know yourself and your writing, you’ll come across practices that might pertain to your goal that just make you feel gross. For example, many writers detest the…

Decebmer 6: Where Is Your Joy?

What in Life Brings You Joy? Yesterday’s journaling exercise was intense. It meant delving into that which makes us uncomfortable. We looked at what we are afraid of that might block us from our paths to success. Today we are going a different route. Today we are looking what in life brings you joy. Joy…

December 5 Journal Prompt: What Are Your Fears?

What in Life Scares You? In part of knowing yourself as a writer and as a person, knowing what scares you is a great way of understanding what might act as a block in your life. Of course there are survival fears, such as earthquakes, lightning, being mugged, scorpions, etc. But a lot of times…

December 4 Journal Prompt: What Inspires You?

Dec 4: What in life inspires you? The next few days is going to focus on where you can look for writing ideas in general. By getting to know what affects you in your daily life and in general, you can find a hearty store of prompts to pull from. Knowing yourself means that you…

December 3 Journal Prompt: What Do you Write?

Dec 3: What do you write? I know that writers fall into many different placements. Some are bloggers and have every intention of remaining a blogger. Some writers are academic writers, who chase the thrill of the research and findings. Some writers are literary, some are poetic, and some only know that they want to…

December 2 Journal Prompt: Why Do You Write?

Why Do You Write? Knowing why you write is an important aspect of being a writer. When you know why you write, then you know the motivation behind getting you out of bed in the morning and wanting to put pen to paper. However, not all of us know why it is that we want…

December 1 Journal Prompt: Who Are You?

Knowing who you are is a huge thing. This will determine how you write, what you like to write about, where you stand on issues that might come up with your writing, and eventually, how you wan to market yourself. Getting to know your deeps desires, your core wants, your needs, and what makes you…

December Journal Prompts

Happy December! I’m a little late on the ball with this. However, better a late start than a never start! Through the month of December, I will be posting daily journaling writing prompts to help you prepare for YOUR writing year: 2020. This is the year you’ve been waiting for, the year you make this…