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Developing the habit of writing is extremely important.

Developing the habit of writing is extremely important.

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  • 1. Write!
    Laeeq Khan
  • 2. Write
    Journals
    Homeworks
    Diaries
  • 3. Journal writing
  • 4. Inward versus Outward Focus
     A journal is a deeper, more focused collection of questions
    Lois Guarino, author of Writing Your Authentic Self says:
    A journal “is an inward journey, a record of internal life written consistently over a period of time, but not necessarily day by day. It is a place where...you can commune with rarely explored parts of yourself and where those parts can answer back.” (p.3)
  • 5. So why keep Journals?
    Exercise of self-discovery
    Explore & express inner creativity
    Relax
  • 6. Writing Benefits
    Pragmatic – record of events, thoughts
    Educational – learning to write can help think more effectively
    Emotional- idea clarification, distilling
  • 7. So what’s in it for me?
    Organize your thoughts
    Improve writing skills
    Market yourself
    Stay active & knowledgeable
  • 8. Discover your voice!
    The world has changed
    Nobody’s monopoly
    The new media landscape
  • 9. Managing Change
    Writing is a habit
    If you are not comfortable blogging that just write in a notebook
    Read & write
  • 10. Thank You!