Hi everyone. I’m just going to talk today a little bit about the importance of keeping a journal if you want to be a writer. The reason I say that is I think it’s through journaling that I really found my voice as a writer, and I think that’s reflected in modern times on blogs, people blog to find their voices, so that’s my speculation anyway. People are just more open about sharing stuff now online than back in the days when I kept a journal and it was meant to be for me. Although I did as part of a class keep a journal, which is why I’m, I’m suggesting doing it. It’s kind of like, okay, I learned from doing it and you can learn from doing it too. But I think the reason I wanted to talk about this also, I had the opportunity to basically do an informational interview with two students at the University of Maryland.
Hi. Well, let’s see, it’s the end of the year. And so what I want to do is start establishing some new habits. Now it’s interesting that this coincides with the end of the year, because I always say, I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions and I don’t, but I do believe that you can change at any time.
Well, I promised you a review of this book, so I’m going to give it to you right now.
Hi! It’s Labor Day today. And it seems like a good day to just remind everybody that you should always take time for yourself, no matter how busy you are and what you’re trying to do, because if you don’t take care of yourself, you’re not going to be able to accomplish what you want to do.