New Blog to Check Out!!!

12:18 PM

I am absolutely thrilled to be telling you about a new book, Artist's Journal Workshop: Creating Your Life in Words and Pictures by Cathy (Kate) Johnson. Most of us know her as the (Quicksilver Workaholic and she is!!) Kate's been journaling a long time and realized the importance it has played in her life as an artist and writer. She put together a class last year and received an overwhelmingly positive response.

Kate decided a book was needed and reached out to 28 artists who journal and write as well. Folks like Hannah Hinchman and Danny Gregory, just to name a few! I am so very pleased to say that I was asked to join in and some of my work and thoughts will also be included in the book.

As usual, Kate went above and beyond the call and came up with waaaaaaaaaaay to much material for a 144-page book so she has started a blog—to share the interviews she's done, the material that didn't make it into the book, inspiration to start your own journal and a "go-to" place for those of us who have questions on how someone else has journaled.

I hope you'll join me in congratulating Kate on an awesome book (to be out in June 2011) and check out the new blog!!

See you there!

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11 Creative Thought(s)

  1. YOU are an absolute doll, and a real treasure, not to mention one of the best resources on journaling I know.

    THANK YOU, not only for the plug but especially for agreeing to be part of both these efforts!

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  2. I think this is going to be a fabulous resource, Kate!

    Thanks for the kind words.

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  3. I think so too...I just had WAY too much wonderful stuff to waste, and I couldn't bear to let it languish unseen. You guys are the best!

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  4. Congratulations Laure!
    That is so wonderful! Your journals are beautiful.

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  5. This sounds like a wonderful book coming out. I will be sure to look for it next year as I love these kinds of books. and I will be sure to check out the blog too. Congrats to you for getting in it.

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  6. Here, here on all counts!! Great write up Laure! I'm thrilled, too :)

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  7. !!!! This looks fabulous--and I'm so excited that you were able to be a part of it. I'll check out the blog and wait eagerly for the book to come out.

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  8. I can hardly wait and will most definitely check out the new blog - I've decided that I am (finally) going to put myself first and really try to do more "creating" - with you and Cathy and all the other wonderful contributors I'm sure to be inspired! THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH FOR WHAT YOU DO!

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  9. Thanks, Jacqueline!

    Thank you, Cris, I'm very anxious to get my hands on it as well!

    Thanks, Pam, and congrats to you as well!

    Thanks, KJ!

    That is AWESOME, Grace! It really is up to each of us to "choose" to create more. And it's only too easy to let the demands of our lives cut into our create time.

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  10. Oh my gosh! Congratulations, Laure...that is so exciting. I will definitely be ordering that book!!

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  11. Congratulations for being included in this exciting book and blog. I will definitely follow the blog and I've already preordered the book so I don't forget. Awesome!!

    P.S. THANKS for sharing info about the blog - I'm all plugged in to it now.

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