National Journal Writing Month

Take the journal writing challenge—starting the 1st day of January, April, July and October.

National Journal Writing Month

Take the journal writing challenge—starting the 1st day of January, April, July and October.

National Journal Writing Month

Take the journal writing challenge—starting the 1st day of January, April, July and October.

National Journal Writing Month

Take the journal writing challenge—starting the 1st day of January, April, July and October.

National Journal Writing Month

Take the journal writing challenge—starting the 1st day of January, April, July and October.

National Journal Writing Month

Take the journal writing challenge—starting the 1st day of January, April, July and October.

National Journal Writing Month

Take the journal writing challenge—starting the 1st day of January, April, July and October.

Why Participate in NaJoWriMo

30 Day Challenges

Take the NaJoWriMo challenge and develop and maintain a journal writing habit in 30 days. 

Personal Growth

Use journal writing for personal enrichment, reaching goals, exploring your creativity, and recording your life as you live it.

Growing Community

Learn how journal writing is a powerful tool and practice for learning, problem solving, and keeping yourself centered.

NaJoWriMo January

NaJoWriMo Journal Writing Book

Journaling for Personal Growth and Achieving Goals  is the journal to develop and keep track of your goals. This journal is an inspiring source to help you: * Think about your personal growth * Identify goals * Write down your goals daily * Reflect on your progress * Build good habits * Write down your daily plan of action * Set a deadline to achieve your goals * Celebrate your successes * Spread positivity through creative writing * Be mindful of your life.

Journaling for Personal Growth and Achieving Goals is a great gift for anyone who needs encouragement, wants to keep track of their goals, or needs a place to reflect.. 

You don’t have to use the theme to participate in NaJoWriMo, but if you decide that you want to, you can order the NaJoWriMo January journaling book on Amazon.

20 Thoughtful Journal Writing Prompts for Reviewing Your 2022

Before the year ends, now is a good time to reflect back on the last twelve months to gauge your experiences and accomplishments, reassess unfinished goals and projects, and turn your thoughts toward a new year. Thoughtful journal writing a great way to reflect back...

NaJoWriMo Journal Writing Challenge Starts January 1st

The National Journal Writing Month will begin again on January 1st. Appropriately, the theme for January is Journaling for Personal Growth and Achieving Goals (see more below.) A new year is a great time set new goals, build on previous finished and unfinished goals,...

How to Use Journal Writing to Complete Your Projects

When I finally get around to working on long range projects, my journal becomes my counselor for working through my procrastination and frustrations, a coach for keeping me motivated, and a light bulb of ideas for completing projects. I know for certain I would have...

Why I Still Use Day One

When I started journaling back in the early ‘80s, I looked forward to purchasing at least one new notebook every year and filling it up with journal entries. But after I started using the Day One journaling, my journal writing increased and I got even more out of the...

I’ve been journal writing 30+ years, for long-term collection of my thoughts at any time, progression of self over time, recording of travels/events. I normally don’t use prompts, but April’s [Personal Renewal] theme struck a chord with me and I’ve been enjoying the focused, narrow topic to journal to quite a lot.

Gary Varner

I’ve been journaling and art journaling for over 20 years. I find NaJoWriMo helpful when I’m stumped about what to write, how to dig deeper, how to face issues I may have avoided — helps me to grow. THANK YOU SO MUCH NAJOWRIMO — you’ve helped keep me journaling and attached to what I really love.

Lin Frye

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