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September 28, 2018

Pen

Filed under: Journal writing — freethepen @ 1:38 pm

KODAK Digital Still Camera Pens. I have a cup of my favorite pens. Some were gifts. Some I bought. Do you have one or more favorite pens? Write about them. Remember to add as many details as you can. Fill in the story. Make the narrative complete. If your mind wanders to your grandmother’s living room, allow it to go there. Keep writing because it is always important to – –

Keep the pen moving,

Jan

http://www.JanMarquart.com

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September 27, 2018

Truth

Filed under: memoir — freethepen @ 11:26 am

Childhood Independence Concept - Little Boy Dressing UpWhen was the last time you hid from the truth? Tell the whole story. Write it in dialogue. Remember to write without censoring.

Keep the pen moving,

Jan

http://www.JanMarquart.com

 

 

September 26, 2018

Truth

Filed under: Journal writing — freethepen @ 2:51 pm

bigstock-Love-Birds-on-a-branch-56002589Write something that is true about you. How did you come to this truth? Do people believe you about it? Write it in all the details. Let the mind wander with this topic and don’t censor yourself. Step aside and let the mind unravel.

Keep the pen moving,

Jan

http://www.JanMarquart.com

September 25, 2018

Afternoon

Filed under: Journal writing,Uncategorized — freethepen @ 2:17 pm

Brimmed Hats Write about a lovely afternoon with your friends making sure to add every detail including why this afternoon was so delightful. Remember to include the five senses, any outstanding thoughts you had, and how did the afternoon end.

Keep the pen moving,

Jan

http://www.JanMarquart.com

September 24, 2018

Melody

Filed under: Journal writing — freethepen @ 3:06 pm

circleofwomen What melody do you and your friends sing when you are all together sharing stories? Write in full detail. Write about each member. What is special about these friends? What don’t you like? What do your friends teach you?

Keep the pen moving,

Jan

http://www.JanMarquart.com

September 21, 2018

Prayer of Gratitude

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moonkissingthesea Have you ever felt within your soul a prayer of gratitude? Write about it, including the people, events, preamble to the events, all of it.

Keep the pen moving,

Jan

http://www.JanMarquart.com

September 20, 2018

Grammar School

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African girl holds flashcard with zero at  desk What was your favorite thing to learn in grammar school? Who was your teacher? Discuss this experience in detail and don’t forget to include one or more of the five senses.

Keep the pen moving,

Jan

http://www.Janmarquart.com

September 17, 2018

End of Summer

Filed under: Journal writing — freethepen @ 2:08 pm

Brother And Sister At Beach Making Sand CastlesSummer has ended. What does this mean for you? How does it feel to get out the long-sleeved shirts and wool blankets? Write the experience of what the change of season means for you. Remember to add foods, smells, tastes, landscapes, and as always . . .

keep the pen moving,

Jan

http://www.JanMarquart.com

September 14, 2018

Playmates

Filed under: Journal writing — freethepen @ 1:52 pm
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Brimmed Hats Who were your playmates when you were a child? Do you still keep in touch with them? What did you play together? Write all the details. Let the mind roam back to childhood times and keep writing. If your mind deviates to something else let your mind lead you. Continue letting the mind be heard. Write it all!

Keep the pen moving,

Jan

http://www.JanMarquart.com

 

September 13, 2018

Listening

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Funny Boy Playing In A Snow Igloo On A Sunny Winter DayWhen were you unwilling to listen to someone who tried to keep you from making your dream come true? We are each capable of creating our dreams. What dream did you fulfill despite opposition?

Keep the pen moving,

Jan

http://www.JanMarquart.com

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