NaJoWriMo Starts January 1st
Why Participate in NaJoWriMo
30 Day Challenges
Take the NaJoWriMo challenge and develop and maintain a journal writing habit in 30 days.
Use journal writing for personal enrichment, reaching goals, exploring your creativity, and recording your life as you live it.
Learn how journal writing is a powerful tool and practice for learning, problem-solving, and keeping yourself centered.
Order NaJoWriMo Journal Book Today
- Think about your personal growth
- Identify goals, write your goals daily
- Reflect on your progress, build good habits,
- Write your daily plan of action
- Set deadlines to achieve your goals
- Celebrate your successes
- Spread positivity through creative writing, and be mindful of your life.
Order NaJoWriMo Journal Email Course Today
Sign up for the NaJoWriMo Journal Email Course on December 31st to receive daily journaling prompts during January. The prompts are the same as those in the Journal Writing Book.
This course is a great way to get daily reminders to write in your journal while also providing a themed journaling approach.
If you fall behind in your daily journaling, you can always access the prompts online in your Gumroad account.
Don’t forget to join the NaJoWriMo newsletter list for reminders about the course.
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