Journal Writing and Essay Resources


Lucia Cappacione: The Creative Journal (includes numerous Drawing-based exercises and techniques)
Lucia's Exercises (go directly there)

Memoir Writers' Website (more articles)

The Creative Notebook

House of the Muse (getting the creative process started in writing)

Conversations Within (on-line journal writing workshop)

Writing the Journey (another on-line workshop)


Phillip Lopate's "A Resurgence of the Essay" (Excellent essay on essays by a professional essayist)

Basic Guide

"In Love With Sound" (a wonderful essay by James Boyk, so wonderful the Los Angeles Times refused to publish it, even after they commissioned it!)

Essay Writing Center (discussion of types of essays -- targeted for college students)

Fear of Writing Gazette (types of personal essays article)