Here’s a great blog post from ‘Writing On The Pages of Life’ about writing dialogue in journal writing….
Whenever you get stuck in your monologue, open your mind to dialogue.
It’s one of the most important tools in journal writing, but one I always forget to use: Dialogue. It’s a tool that’s most helpful when one is stumped, or when you are dogged by a persistent issue in your life. But you can use it anytime and for anything. Christina Baldwin in her book Life’s Companion, Journal Writing as a Spiritual Quest, says that “Dialogue is the most versatile tool of journal writing.” According to Baldwin, when we write in monologue, we may just go around the issue. “Dialogue gets to the heart of the matter,” says Baldwin.
To use dialogue in journal…
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