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I don’t need another squirrel to chase. #MFRWauthor #writing #blogging #shiny

Week 20 – MFRW 52-week Blog Challenge week 20: Does journal keeping help with the writing process?

This will be a very short post for me. I don’t journal so I guess my answer is for me no,

I see all of these people that do these cool bullet journals or BuJos and have considered it, but I stay so unfocused and chase enough squirrels I don’t need another.

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I do have a small notepad I guess you could call a journal that I keep lists in. It is divided and the first section I use to make a list of my lists. I do have notes for daily, weekly and monthly to dos in that.

I do have a series bible for each series where I keep notes on characters, settings, ideas, etc

and a notebook for each book I write with the same that way if I get an idea I can quickly find my proper notebook and get it in there and find it when the time comes. That’s as close to a journal as I get. Maybe I can get some cute washi tape and stickers to decorate them like a journal lol… See what I mean about chasing squirrels?

Lets go see what the other authors think about journals.

1.Forming a Habit with Journaling2.Journaling – A Thought or Two
3.Journaling to Understand Myself and My Characters4.“Dear Diary. . . “
5.Journaling and why I’m an idiot #MFRWauthor6.Journals Helping Fiction – Kate Hill

6 thoughts on “I don’t need another squirrel to chase. #MFRWauthor #writing #blogging #shiny

    1. You sound like me. I do use Scrivener for the freedom of the split screen and rewrites but I have the notebook for my lists and keeping things handy and in case I lose my files. ( I am so bad about backing up.

    1. It does. I try to schedule most of my blog work and other nonwriting work and my PA work on the weekend when I can. I try to do it a couple of hours each day then have the rest of the day for housework or family or now yard and garden

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MFRW 52 week Blog challenge 2019

MFRW 52 week Blog challenge 2019




Cathy Brockman lives in a small town near the river. Lucky enough to be able to retire she now writes full-time Her stories are based on dreams, hope, love, lots of romance, a little humour and good always wins out over evil.
She also writes stories for children under the name of Cathy Boyd.
Cathy still believes in love, Santa, and the Easter bunny; well at least dragons, unicorns, vampires and fairies. She loves to collect dolls, sew, up-cycle, crochet, garden, cook, and play games on her kindle. She loves spending time with her grandies and furbabies. She loves to read and write every chance she gets.
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