Synopses & Reviews
Do you ever stop to wonder how you got where you are? The Q&A a Day Journal shows you what was going through your head each day—for five years of your life. Simply turn to today’s date, answer the question at the top of the page, and when you finish the journal, start over. As you return to the daily questions again over the years, you’ll notice how your answers change (or don’t)! With questions that are sometimes provocative (“On a scale of one to ten, how happy are you?”), occasionally quirky (“What can you smell right now?”), and inevitably interesting (“If you could travel anywhere tomorrow, where would you go?”), this classically designed journal—embellished with beautiful details—is the perfect gift for anyone embarking on a new phase of life.
As adults, weve learned to represent ourselves in a manner thats pleasing to othersno gaffes, bits of weirdness, or embarrassing moments. But that leaves us very little space to speak our own truths freely, beyond how they might be viewed by others. Burn After Writing
challenges you to answer the question: How honest can you really be with only you watching?
This secret diary” for proper grown-ups pushes the limits, flirts with fears, and challenges you to play a game of Truth or Dare with yourself. In a society where share” is everything, Burn After Writing goes against the grain and encourages you to share” nothing!
Many people want to lead more creative lives but find it difficult to make creativity a daily exercise. In Year of the Doodle, Dawn DeVries Sokol solves the problem with a yearand#8217;s worth of interactive promptsand#8212;starter doodles, quotes, questions, and fun exercises, all on Sokoland#8217;s well-loved painted backgrounds, interspersed with collaged bits of ledger, graph, and notebook paperand#8212;meant to get would-be doodlers interacting with their sketchbooks daily. Opening with ideas for jump-starting the doodle habit, Year of the Doodle is not linked to a particular year like a calendarand#8212;instead, a yearand#8217;s worth of entries are numbered sequentially so doodlers can start and finish whenever they want to jump-start their creativity.and#160;and#160;
About the Author
Dawn DeVries Sokol is the author of several books, including Art Doodle Love, The Doodle Circle, and A World of Artist Journal Pages. Often referred to as the andldquo;Doodle Queen,andrdquo; she teaches popular workshops through her blog (www.dblogala.com), at Interweave Pressandrsquo;s CREATE Retreat, on Creativebug.com, and through her DVD workshop andldquo;Art Journaling: Pages in Stages.andrdquo;