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Writing to Save Your Life: How to Honor Your Story Through Journaling

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Michele Weldon understands the healing power of words. Written words. Words that come from deep within ourselves. Unedited thoughts. Uprooted recollections. Unsettled feelings.

She introduces the process of "scribotherapy" as a method of using one's own words to honor life's difficulties and blessings. It is a regimen Weldon expertly practices and shares in this instructive and very entertaining book--offering essays, exercises, and encouragement to awaken the writer in you.

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From the author of the riveting memoir "I Closed My Eyes" comes this original guide to journal writing as a tool for self-discovery. Weldon introduces the regimen of "scribotherapy" as a process for using one's own words to find relief from life's difficulties.

Synopsis:

Michele Weldon understands the healing power of words. Written words. Words that come from deep within ourselves. Unedited thoughts. Uprooted recollections. Unsettled feelings.

She introduces the process of scribotherapy as a method of using one's own words to honor life's difficulties and blessings. It is a regimen Weldon expertly practices and shares in this instructive and very entertaining book-offering essays, exercises, and encouragement to awaken the writer in you.

About the Author

An award-winning journalist for more than two decades, Michele Weldon writes regularly for the Chicago Tribune and her work has appeared in hundreds of major newspapers and national magazines. Her first book, I Closed My Eyes, has been translated into French, Spanish, and Dutch. In 2000, Weldon earned the International Women's Peacepower Media Award for nonfiction as well as the Individual Courage Award from Rainbow House in Chicago.Her work has appeared in two anthologies, Joyce Carol Oates: Conversations with Joyce Carol Oates in 1989 and Belly Laughs and Babies in 1997. Weldon has appeared as a guest on TV shows on NBC, ABC, and BBC as well as on several local network and national cable stations. She has been a featured guest on more than ninety radio stations across the country and in Canada.She is a lecturer at her alma mater, the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where she has taught at the graduate and under-graduate levels since 1996. Weldon gives Writing to Save Your Life workshops in Chicago and around the country and is a frequent keynote speaker to local and national groups.Living in the Chicago area with her three sons, Weldon serves on the board of directors of Sarah's Inn, a domestic violence services agency in Oak Park, Illinois, and is a member of Children's Memorial Guild, a fund-raising arm of the medical center. She is a member of the Journalism and Women Symposium as well as the Association for Women Journalists.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781568387420
Subtitle:
How to Honor Your Story Through Journaling
Author:
Weldon, Michele
Author:
Pinkwater, Stuart
Author:
Holtzman, Pamela
Publisher:
Hazelden Publishing
Location:
Center City, MN
Subject:
Journal Writing
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Diaries
Subject:
Autobiographical memory
Subject:
Substance Abuse
Subject:
Diaries -- Authorship.
Subject:
Self Help-Journal Keeping
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
G-5
Publication Date:
August 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.375 in 1.19 lb

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"Synopsis" by , From the author of the riveting memoir "I Closed My Eyes" comes this original guide to journal writing as a tool for self-discovery. Weldon introduces the regimen of "scribotherapy" as a process for using one's own words to find relief from life's difficulties.
"Synopsis" by , Michele Weldon understands the healing power of words. Written words. Words that come from deep within ourselves. Unedited thoughts. Uprooted recollections. Unsettled feelings.

She introduces the process of scribotherapy as a method of using one's own words to honor life's difficulties and blessings. It is a regimen Weldon expertly practices and shares in this instructive and very entertaining book-offering essays, exercises, and encouragement to awaken the writer in you.

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