Friday, October 16, 2009

Announcing the International Association for Journal Writers

Lots happening in the journaling world!

Most exciting is the announcement of the brand new International Association for Journal Writers (IAJW). Under the skillful leadership of Ruth Folit, founder of the popular LifeJournal software, the IAJW is taking off.

Visit the site to find out more,
and be prepared for all kinds of great journaling information including articles, tips, audio recordings and upcoming classes provided by Journal Council members, including yours truly!

The Journal Council is made up of two dozen or so journaling experts from around the globe. Click here
to find out more information and how you can become a member of this exciting new organization!

Also, coming up on Saturday, October 24th, is the Third Annual Writing & Wellness Connections Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. I'll be speaking at the Conference Saturday morning on "Me, Myself & I - The Healing Power of Dialogue."

For more information, visit
If you live in the Atlanta area, you might want to check it out. On-site registration is available.

The Writing and Wellness Connections Conference was founded by John Evans and brings together writers, teachers of writing, therapists, healers and physicians --- anyone who has a passion for the healing power of writing.

Take good care and remember to Write Now!



  1. Hi Susan - I really wanted to attend this conference - wasn't in the cards this year. Do you know if it will be happening again next year? Thanks for leading me (via your muse-letter) to the IAJW - I just joined. Congratulations on your new website and your blog! To your success, Lynda

    Lynda Monk, MSW, RSW, CPCC

  2. Hi there,

    Thanks for sharing the link - but unfortunately it seems to be down? Does anybody here at have a mirror or another source?


  3. Dear Jack-

    We are sorry you had problems with the link, try this one: Join the International Assoc for Journal Writing now..

    Let us know if that does not work for you.

    Michelle Hutter for
    Susan Borkin

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