Why I don’t journal anymore and what I do instead

Since today’s question on my Twitter Game #TheMerryWriter asked “Do you keep a diary or journal?” I thought I’d discuss that in my blog. 

By the way, if you’re on Twitter and looking to meet other writers, and haven’t already, do check out my game.

Myself and my co-host, Rachel Poli post daily questions and the participants are wonderfully supportive and encouraging of each other and the game can help you build your network 🙂

The current “Game Board” is pinned to the top of my feed if you’d like to check it out.

Why I don't journal anymore and what I do instead. Image of journals with pencils. Image from Pixabay

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Author Spotlight Ari Meghlen

The wonderful Aurora over at Writer’s Treasure Chest did a spotlight interview of me! Big thanks to Aurora for having me on her blog

Writer's Treasure Chest


1. When did you start writing?

Firstly, thank you so much for having me on your blog.

I’ve been writing since I was given unsupervised access to pens. 🙂 I believe it was around the age of 8 years old. I loved making up stories and a teacher gave us an assignment to describe a friendly monster under the bed. I wrote not only a description but a story about him. And I haven’t stopped writing since 🙂

2. What motivates you to write?

I don’t really need motivation to write. It’s just what I was born to do. I am forever caught by scenes, character or plots that just fill my head until I need to get them down. It’s like writing relieves pressure in my mind and gives space to all the new ideas slipping in.

3. What genre do you write in and what made you…

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May Goals 2018

We’re into a new month, so that means a whole new set of goals.  Because unless I have a scary-amount of things to occupy myself with, I will probably misbehave 😀  My goals are not just writing goals, because I have other projects that need my time as well.

Monthly goals for May 2018. Ari Meghlen's Monthly goals for May

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