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I Am Writing a Journal

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    I Journal My Soul

    You can feel a journal when you see it. You can hear it calling to you. I imagine it's a little like what love at first sight is like. It happened with the journal I have now and I'm certain it'll happen again when the time is ripe. The moment you see it, you know. It's not...
    CharlieAfrica CharlieAfrica 22-25, F Dec 13, 2009

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    For The Future..

    Its one of those dreams you know, "When I grow up I'm going to have children and instead of treating him/her like my mom does, I'm going to be more understanding and let him/her come to me for anything." Then when everyone finally grow up and have their child they don't realize...
    Kzinlove Kzinlove 13-15, F Jul 25, 2011

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    12.15.08-Ohhh Love!

     Yes... I am feeling happily and contently in love as of the moment. Never have I felt so strongly towards someone. He is everything I prayed for... even more! He is my friend... my lover... and everything in between. It's not like this everyday, there are days we cry...
    ithinkiam ithinkiam 22-25 Dec 14, 2008

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    I Have A Blog....

    I have a blog on this site, which I also call a journal. I like to write about things. I enjoy writing about past experiences, inspirations, and sometimes songs. I try to write positive things. Please tell me if you have any ideas for my journal and I will add them. I just create...
    Christian02 Christian02 22-25, F Oct 26, 2012

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    A New Introduction.

    Copied from a recent journal: I've kept consistent journals both written in books or typed up online for years now. My first semi-structured Journal started in 2007, but the majority of my personal writing is online, and often posted privately. It's a lot easier to type out...
    INFJguytwin1 INFJguytwin1 22-25, M May 11, 2011

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    Love It

    I love journaling. It's just such a release. It's a really good coping mechanism for me, and for anyone.
    staystrong11 staystrong11 18-21, F Dec 20, 2010

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    12.09.08. Getting Back

     It's 6am and I'm still wide awake... haven't got my body clock straight. I spend my mornings asleep and nights awake. hmm... I maybe a vampire! :) Anyway, I'm feeling better now.. compare to the other day when I signed up here at EP. I was really down and depressed...
    ithinkiam ithinkiam 22-25 2 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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    My Best Friend

    I have just started writing journal for about a week. I write it whenever I am sad and no one was there listen to me. I write everything that was in my mind. Not one reservation. As I keep writing it, I discover something I didn't know  about myself. It feels good every time...
    Trace95 Trace95 16-17, F Aug 10, 2011

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    Why Do I Write So Much?

     Because if there is one thing  technology has taught me. It's make a copy Because you never know if the orginal will get erased.  
    lilpandagurl lilpandagurl 18-21, F Sep 15, 2009

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    Writer's Block. True Writer's block is so incredible rare. 99 % of all professional writers do not get writer's block. And professional writers don't get it because of their...
    Dustyghost Dustyghost 46-50, M 8 hrs ago

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    I used the journal I brought a few months ago and started to journal again. I had a psychic reading and guides advised me to start journaling again so I started last night. Journal...
    BrownBeeCa BrownBeeCa 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I write because it is part of me. Something inside me call to put how I feel on the page. I write alone, with my thoughts coming out of my head, with feelings coming out of my...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 3 Responses 54 mins ago

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    I sometimes express my self through writing because I feel it's the only way I can expel all of these bottled up mix of emotions that constantly swirl within me. I admit...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    I have been keeping a journal for the last 30 years, but in the last 10 years I basically write about my sessions with my therapist. I find it really helps to write things down...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Lately all I've wanting to do is go hide and tune the world out and put my music on nd write like a month ago I wanted to write a journal for my momma just how I love her and...
    Dezitorsmilez Dezitorsmilez 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I've recently started journaling again. Not the "Today this and that happened..." only kind of journaling.I only do that on occasion, when something out of the ordinary has...
    Carly4Peace Carly4Peace 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I keep a journal and I have several. 3 physical note books and one that's in a google doc are completed. Oh and another separate journal where I include all my philosophical...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 2 Responses Mar 22

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    It's been almost 2 years since I started my journal, and I'm so glad I did it! It's my main way to let out emotions, get things straight for myself. I'm terrified someone might...
    Losimia Losimia 16-17, F 7 Responses Mar 16

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    I love to sit down and listen to music and have my thought just flow through my head and me write them down its my best way to relax and block the world out sometimes doodle in my...
    Dezitorsmilez Dezitorsmilez 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I buy journals every year. I have journals dating back to about 2000
    minuet1965 minuet1965 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    There are not many things I could say about this topic, except I really like planners and journals. Whether it's making them or putting stuff in them to keep me organized, I just...
    delusi0nal delusi0nal 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    This is my new dream journal open to the public because my old one disappeared.
    panda5876 panda5876 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 1

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    My journal is almost wrecked now and covered in Sellotape' 😂
    blxnde blxnde 16-17, F Mar 6

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    This isn't totally true. I try to do it a few times a week though. Helps me sort out stuff in my life and also gives me material to write stories and things. It is sort of like...
    jillibeanz jillibeanz 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    This is what happens when you come across your old journal. You find quotes and funny things you never expect to learn from the younger you. "Your childhood only ends when you...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    I have been keeping a journal ever since I was in 4th or 5th grade. I believe memories are too important to be forgotten.
    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I do express lots of thoughts ..and more through writing. I've just started writing my Autobiography ..just because I've been asked many many times over the years. I've now...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 10

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    For those who want to write seriously, who have aspirations of writing a novel and/or publishing one, you must write consistently. Carve out a period of time everyday and write...
    Dustyghost Dustyghost 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    MY WRITING CRAZINESS when I'm writing, I like to write fast; I suppose I'm afraid inspiration won't last. I hang onto the pen, and what comes out then, you get to read, and I get...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 2

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    The oldest rule in writing is still one of the most important rules. Write what you know. When developing a story, you want to create a believable world for your reader the way...
    Dustyghost Dustyghost 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's been two months since the start of the new year and also some time since I wrote something and posted here. Perhaps my mind is either not thinking or perhaps it's too busy...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    I'm writing for the first time since October last year. I'm WRITING and I'm determined to finish something, even something small. But I swear it gets so hard sometimes. It's so...
    erisedfomitciva erisedfomitciva 18-21, F Mar 6

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    I express myself through writing because its hard to say it out loud, its also hard to admit what your feeling, thinking or doing by writing it down its easier for me to express my...
    gabii354 gabii354 13-15, F Mar 11

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    I've never been given a writing punishment before, but they always interested me. Especially writing lines, copying out school rules or copying Bible chapters.
    bbutters bbutters 22-25, M Mar 16

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    i'm afraid of writing. i feel like even papers can judge what i think. i really miss writing.
    SabiDarrio SabiDarrio 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Today in Creative Writing class, i wrote about a huge fight i had with my mom involving the police, screaming, and pure hatred. My assignment was to write using voice and i feel i...
    TwoFists TwoFists 18-21, M a week ago

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    "Be crumbled. So wild flowers will come up where you are. You have been stony for Too many years. Try something different. Surrender." -Rumi When speaking of creative writing...
    girlingrey girlingrey 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Outlines. Are incredibly important. And I wouldn't start a single project with out one. Outlines. Keep you on task. Act as a guide. You have worked out all your problems in an...
    Dustyghost Dustyghost 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    YEEESSSSS! Everyone I know HATES writing essays but I love them! I really like how the essays can challenge you and you can explore new topics!!
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    This resonated within me when I read it .. Right now, there are people all over the world who are just like you. They’re lonely. They’re missing somebody. They’re in love...
    Tonia248 Tonia248 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 1

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    Otto Bayo is my name; auto bio is my game. automatic writing here will tell the story, have no fear. names mean nothing all the same. (Mar.1, 2015)
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 2

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    this pen has started writing so dark, I'm gonna hafta put it in "Park," and grab a fine pen that I like to use when both sides of the page are receiving my mark. (Mar.2, 2015)
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 2

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