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Tag Archives: Jill Badonsky

Returning To Blank Pages

Five years ago, I wrote about blank books and blank pages. I talked about a wonderful book called, Leaving a Trace, which I still pull off the shelf for inspiration. Please do yourself a favor – find a blank book, a good pen and pick up a copy of this book! Blank books and blank pages …

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When your creativity is waning

I recently read a great post on Kind over Matter.  In it, Amanda lists a bunch of ideas for kickstarting your creativity like finger painting, trying a new medium, logging off Facebook and Twitter, and so on. I subscribe to this and other blogs about creativity for this very reason.  Sometimes the well is running a …

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Blank books and blank pages

“Life had accumulated, not nearly passed.” ~Annie Dillard Today, I would like to talk about journaling in celebration of May Sarton’s birthday (5/3/1912).  For those of you who are not familiar with her work, May Sarton wrote poems and fiction, but is perhaps best remembered for her journals.  In her book, Leaving a Trace, Alexandra …

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