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Interview With Robert Stapleton, Editor of Booth: A Journal

Anis Shivani | Posted 03.18.2016 | Books
Anis Shivani

I had the pleasure of meeting fellow Californian Robert Stapleton at a literary conference in Houston recently, and was struck by both the content and...

Why One Community Chooses Not To Tell Their Stories On The Internet

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.03.2015 | Arts

"Circulation is down; apathy is up." That's what John Marr had to say about his hobby in a 1999 essay called "Zines Are Dead," pointing out the contra...

The Teenage Diary -- The Original Blog

Lori Ferraro | Posted 05.19.2016 | Women
Lori Ferraro

I painstakingly wrote out the lyrics to a Richard Marx song -- what is more dramatic than that? NOTHING.

Calling All Minds: Table Talk With Benjamin Moe

Maya Horgan | Posted 11.11.2014 | Arts
Maya Horgan

Benjamin Moe, 21-year-old co-founder and editor-in-chief of Table Talk, sneaks about the dimly lit corridors of a coal factory in rural Jaipur, tacking CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS to the factory's rusty insides.

An Unofficial Ranking Of Journals And Notebooks

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 09.04.2014 | HuffPost Home

Those of us who still can't resist the urge to physically write our thoughts on paper hide a secret shame: A treasure trove (read: hoard) of notebooks...

How Journaling Benefits Our Health (And How To Get Started)

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gail Gross

The very act of writing has been scientifically shown to be a beneficial creative process. By putting pen to paper, you are using the left side of your brain, which is critical and rational. This gives the right side of your brain a chance to access your feelings and intuition without any mental blocks.

This App Will Tell You When Your Relationship Is Working -- And When It Isn't

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.29.2014 | Women

When the bad days outnumber the good ones in a romantic relationship, it's time to think about a change. The Boyfriend Log, a new app from Dream It...

My Journals Knew I Was an Alcoholic Before I Did

TueNight | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living

I'm no longer living with booze-filled blinders on. My life may still not be what I've longed for (although it is getting close), but at least it's no longer a lie.

Access to Scientific Literature: What to Do When Your Goose Stops Laying Golden Eggs

A. Townsend Peterson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
A. Townsend Peterson

After years of being held at the mercy of commercial publishing interests, scientists are beginning to wake up and take steps to recoup the rights to their own work.

Why More Teenage Girls Are Keeping Diaries

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.18.2013 | Teen

Although the phrase "Dear Diary" may call to mind an outdated girlhood of the pre-digital days, the adolescent tradition of recording one's every pass...

Six Years Of Food Purchases, Illustrated

Posted 01.16.2013 | Taste

For the last 6 years, Kate has illustrated every purchase -- from grilled cheese to thumbtacks.

Staying True To The 'Course'

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 07.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

My primary guide on my journey to self-love has been the metaphysical text "A Course in Miracles." The Course is a self-study curriculum emphasizing practical applications for relinquishing fear in all areas of life.

A Journal Is a Journal Is a Journal

Summer Pierre | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Summer Pierre

I have kept an ongoing journal for almost 20 years. That's just the ongoing version. If you count the earlier sporadic versions of journals, it's been almost 30.

The Faithful Shopper: Present Perfect

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.31.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Whenever possible I look to smaller, one-of-a-kind shops for the little treasures that loved ones will cherish forever. And New York City is the capital of the unique boutique!

Dear Me -- A Letter to My 16-Year-Old Self

Trish Mitchell | Posted 12.24.2011 | Comedy
Trish Mitchell

Dearest Trisha, You are about to have a rough year. Your 16th birthday was crap, I know, like a lot of your life so far, but I promise it'll be ok. I...

Collecting Hawthorne: (Not) Only a Woman's Hair

Carolyn Vega | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Carolyn Vega

When J.P. Morgan purchased part of Wakeman's library in 1909, he acquired,"the greatest body in existence of the writings of perhaps the greatest of all American authors" -- that is, Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Louise Brooks Journals to be Revealed, and Perhaps Published

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Thomas Gladysz

John Updike once told me that Louise Brooks was the finest writer to have ever come out of Hollywood. Last week, word broke that the George Eastman House has unsealed Brooks' private journals.

N + 1 Kills The Hipster, Again, In New Book (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Literary journal n 1 will be releasing a small book entitled 'What Was The Hipster' -- a "sociological investigation" into the hipster trend, and whe...

Kafka Manuscripts: Will We Ever See His Cache Of Unpubilshed Works?

The Guardian | Mark Tran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Franz Kafka wanted all his manuscripts to be burned after his death, but his friend Max Brod disregarded the request, seeding a complex legal battle o...

'Relationship' Is a Very Big Word

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

There's something troubling about the use of the word "relationship" that excludes all relationships but romantic ones. All other adult relationships aren't just excluded in the wording; they're absent from the studies.

Time For The Big Guns

Gerald Sindell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gerald Sindell

There's a revolution happening for artful bloggers: the magazine. Magazine-style templates for your blog have the potential to transform your website from flat and old to active, complex, rich, and dazzling.

The Shelf Talker: Ramen Noodles, Harold Bloom, and Poisonous Plants.

Kevin Smokler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kevin Smokler

Home Safe, is by Helen Ames who is recently widowed and having a tough time with her daughter, her missing retirement money and herself. It doesn't scream originality to us.

Why Academics Should Blog

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hugh McGuire

I've been reading a fair bit of academic writing. I've come to the conclusion that all academics should blog.

Writing As Meditation

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

Franz Kafka revealed the weirdness of thought, the profoundness of thought, and the commonality of thought in his writings. The writings he left upon...