grantandannette, May 17, 2011 (view all comments by grantandannette)
I have purchased 4 copies of "Wreck This Journal" for family members who wanted in on the fun. The prompts are creative and good fun. Mine now has doodles, lists, stickers from fruit, mailing labels, chocolate wrappers, colored sketches of garden and trellis plans, verses, short poems, wordplays, four-leaf clovers, and paint chips overstuffing and decorating its covers. My daughter threw hers down 5 floors in a stairwell twice on the way to her doctor's appt. She had to retrieve it each time and it made her laugh to be so silly. The journal suggests that you abuse it a little. We would all recommend this "journal."
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chauceriangirl, February 25, 2009 (view all comments by chauceriangirl)
For someone who's stuck in a creative rut, this may just be the solution. Filled with rather unusual creative prompts, this book will encourage you to do such bizarre things as taste the page, spill/spit/make coffee rings on the page, rip out a page, put it in a pocket and wash it, then put it back into the book. It's fun. Seriously fun. I mean kid making mud pies or scribbling on the walls fun.
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For anyone who has had trouble starting, keeping, or finishing a journal comes this illustrated book that features a subversive collection of prompts, asking readers to muster up their best mistake- and mess-making abilities.
The nifty-sized follow-up to the international bestseller Wreck This Journal—perfect for die-hard wreckers wherever they are in the world!
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