National Journal Writing Month

1st day of January, April, July and October.
Take the Challenge

National Journal Writing Month

1st day of January, April, July and October.
Take the Challenge

National Journal Writing Month

1st day of January, April, July and October.
Take the Challenge

National Journal Writing Month

1st day of January, April, July and October.
Take the Challenge

National Journal Writing Month

1st day of January, April, July and October.
Take the Challenge

National Journal Writing Month

1st day of January, April, July and October.
Take the Challenge

National Journal Writing Month

1st day of January, April, July and October.
Take the Challenge

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.

Benefits of Journal Writing

Enhance writing skills

Journal writing builds writing fluency and helps you learn to express your thoughts and ideas. 

Relieve stress

When you write honestly and pour out your worries, the act of writing can help you process your emotions and what's on your mind.

Boost your memory

Journal writing is a great way to keep track of your experiences, ideas, and daily reactions to what's happening in your world.

Set & attain goals

When you write something down, you become more committed to action. Writing helps you plan and figure out how to reach your goals.

Explore thoughts and ideas

Journal writing is a dialogue with yourself. Without being judged or censored, you can explore your thoughts and ideas about anything you want.

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Year-end Journal Writing Prompts

Year-end Journal Writing Prompts

Year-end journal writing reflections can be incredibly beneficial as they provide an opportunity for self-reflection and encourage personal accountability. They can help put...

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I’ve been journal writing for 30+ years for a long-term collection of my thoughts, progression of self over time, and recording of travels/events. I rarely use prompts, but April’s [Personal Renewal] theme struck a chord with me, and I’ve enjoyed the focused, thematic journaling 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, and how to face issues I may have avoided — it helps me grow. THANK YOU SO MUCH, NAJOWRIMO — you’ve helped me keep journaling and attached to what I really love.

Lin Frye

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