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How to start a bullet journal for writers

How to Start a Writing Bullet Journal

It’s no secret I’m a big fan of bullet journaling. My writing bullet journal is my number one tool for achieving my writing goals. Also, I love the smell of a fresh notebook and an excuse to play with markers.   View this post on Instagram   Mmm. New bullet journal smell. . #bulletjournaladdict #bulletjournaling …

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How A Children's Book is Made: Part 2: How Books are Illustrated

How a Children’s Book is Made: Part 2. The Illustrator’s Speak

Welcome to my blog series on how children’s books are actually made. Last time, I explained illustration from the author’s perspective. This time, we’ll look at how the illustrator does their job. I’m not an illustrator, so I’m going to let them speak for themselves. I’ve gathered together videos and blog posts of different illustrators explaining …

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How Children's books are Made: Part 1. The Truth About Illustrations

How a Children’s Book is Made: Part 1. The Truth About Illustrations

Being an author is a funny thing: everyone has heard of your job. (Unlike my husband – a systems architect.) But people don’t know what it is I actually do. (My husband and I have that one in common.) Whether you’re a writer hoping to publish a book or a kidlit lover who is curious …

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Bullet Journaling for Writers: Part 3 Collections to organize your writing

Bullet Journaling for Writers: Part 3 Collections

Today I excited to share the third part of my series on bullet journaling: collections to add to your writing bullet journal. But before we jump in, if you aren’t familiar with Bullet Journaling read part 1. I’ll wait. Ok, ready to rock your bullet journal? Here we go!   What is a Collection? Just …

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Bullet Journaling for Writers Part 2: The Magical Monthly Spread

Bullet Journaling for Writers: Part 2. The Magical Monthly Spread

Today I excited to share the second part of my series on bullet journaling: the monthly log that is the magic to the whole system. But before we jump in, if you aren’t familiar with Bullet Journaling read part 1. I’ll wait.   Back? Great. Now let me tell you how I got here.   …

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Bullet Journaling for Writers: Part 1 The Basics

Bullet Journaling For Writers: Part 1 The Basics

I’m a bullet journal and planning junkie. Working out the exact right system for maximum joy and productivity is 1000% my jam. Over the last few years, I’ve worked out a system that helps me make the most of my writing time, keep track of multiple projects, and meet my goals. Today I’m really excited to …

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Free Printable Bullet Journal for Writers

FREE: Printable Bullet Journal Inserts for Writers

2018 has been a great year for me – for starters, I published my second board book: I Pray Today! I’ve been wanting to share a little love for all the writers who have helped me along in this journey. So today I’m sharing a free printable version of my Bullet Journal spreads. I’ve developed …

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