Why Write? Holding Onto Memories 18

While researching my mother’s letters and journals for my upcoming memoir, A Mother Like Mine, I came upon the following entry, revealing one of the reasons for her incessant letter writing: Another fear had to do with my defective memory, fear of the darkness in the cave where my own […]

Blogtalk: Reasons for Journaling

Karen Gowen, on her blog titled “From the Shadows to the Page” (don’t you just love that name?) writes about using Journal Writing as Psychotherapy in her recent post. Actually, she writes about more than that, touching on three topics I have also expounded upon recently. The therapeutic benefits of […]