Week 19 I’ve turned a corner. I’m writing faster. The book is taking shape. Inside my head it’s less like bumper cars, all chaos and colliding ideas, and more like an orderly intersection with four-way stop signs. I’m walking this week, the snowy path rather than the lake path.
Author Archive | Kay Adams
Enjoy this lovely poem from William Carlos Williams, an early 20th century poet who, with Ezra Pound, Hilda Doolittle (H.D.), and others, formed the core of what became the Imagist movement. From the Poetry Foundation: “While correlative revolutionary movements had begun in painting (Cezanne), music (Stravinsky),
Week 18 My landscape this week is internal. I have sequestered myself until the winter solstice, when Your Brain on Ink is midwifed into the world. Writing is like this for me: I must immerse, sit, “stare at a blank page until drops
November’s LIVE! with Kay was a switch of the microphones: Kate Thompson interviewed me on my reflections at my 30th anniversary of my first Journal to the Self (then Write On!) workshop. I admit to being surprised at some of the turns the discussion took. The hour before the call,
It is the week I have been anticipating for months, the week that has made me apprehensive, the week that my task is to take stacks of paper and craft them into a workbook. It is the week that I complete my finished first draft of Your Brain
What is digital journaling? (Okay, I’ll tell you: It’s writing on a keyboard instead of by hand). Who does it? How well does it work? Do men write journals digitally? Do women? Does typing your journal offer similar benefits to writing it by hand? What can digital journaling offer therapists,
We’re inviting proposals for 90-minute workshops at Journal Conference 2016: Pioneering the Next 30 Years, to be held May 19-22, Kanuga Conference Center, Hendersonville (near Asheville), NC. The conference celebrates Kay Adams’ 30 years as a pioneer of the journal therapy/therapeutic writing movement, as well as the completion and official