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A 30-Year-Old’s Diary Entries From Late July, 1981

Friday, July 24, 1981

10 PM. Back in Florida again. It’s a little overwhelming, all this running around. But I have happy memories of Virginia. My last day at the colony was really special, as the magic of Wednesday night continued. 4,718 more words

A 29-Year-Old’s Diary Entries From Early April, 1981

Wednesday, April 1, 1981

10 PM. I was just about to fall asleep when I realized that I hadn’t written my diary entry for today – and that I hadn’t even finished the page for yesterday. 3,474 more words

Dear diary...

To be honest I am not very good at keeping a diary, apart from here where I do tend to share some of the things I’ve been up to and some of the thoughts I’ve had. 520 more words



Sorry for the no-show last night but back to business now!


I share some flash fiction writing tips in Five Flash Fiction Tips… 154 more words

Thoreau on writing daily

In an early entry in Thoreau’s journal, he writes this about writing. He was 23 at the time:

Let the daily tide leave some deposit on these pages, as it leaves sand and shells on the shore.

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Thoughts & Ideas

Why I Write a Journal

When I was younger, I made several failed attempts of writing a journal.  As a girl who read the Princess Diaries books about six times each, I would always keep them religiously, updating every few hours in painful detail and each try lasted a maximum of about two weeks. 1,144 more words