Over two years ago Swindon Link writer and personal development coach Juliet Platt decided she would write a book about her life-long hobby of journal writing, and now that it is published, she’s offering an eight week course to pass on tips and techniques.
A delighted Juliet received The Journal Writer’s Handbook from the printer in December and explained how she had almost given up on the idea altogether. “All budding writers know that nagging feeling of self-doubt whenever a project seems to lose its momentum. At one point I was so unsure about whether I could stick it out that I actually wrote in my own journal that the book may or may not see the light of day. Ironically less than three months after writing those words I pushed the publish button and ordered 50 copies from print-on-demand company Blurb!”
Juliet has long been a passionate advocate of journal writing and has conducted well-received introductory workshops and talks on the topic. With the right focus and intention Juliet maintains that journal writing can be a powerful means of self-coaching and personal development.
She said: “People are always surprised by how rich and varied journal writing techniques can be. It’s not just a question of writing down everything you did today. There’s much more to get curious about in terms of our intuitions, dreams, physical symptoms and memories. Journal writing helps us discover inner resources we didn’t know we had, and the book aims to introduce new journal writers to its simple power.”
The Journal Writer’s Handbook is available to buy direct from Juliet at £12.99.
Journal writing workshops at Lower Shaw Farm
Eight weeks from Wednesday 20 February, 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Mail Juliet to reserve your space: email@example.com