» Write Every Day: Morning Pages

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Are you familiar with the concept of “Morning Pages” from Julia Cameron’s popular book The Artist’s Way?

From Julia’s website: “Morning Pages are three pages of longhand, stream of consciousness writing, done first thing in the morning. *There is no wrong way to do Morning Pages*– they are not high art. They are not even “writing.” They are about anything and everything that crosses your mind– and they are for your eyes only. Morning Pages provoke, clarify, comfort, cajole, prioritize and synchronize the day at hand. Do not over-think Morning Pages: just put three pages of anything on the page…and then do three more pages tomorrow.”

DOING “MORNING PAGES” FROM “THE ARTIST’S WAY” LED ME TO GET DIVORCED, LOSE 40 POUNDS AND REVITALIZE MY CAREER at xoJane

Morning Pages – The Artist’s Way at Healthy Crush

5 Reasons Why You Should Start Writing Morning Pages – Right Now! at Tumble Design

Basic Tool: Morning Pages from Julia Cameron on Vimeo.

Image above courtesy of vindicarblack on Instagram.

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Posted on May 21st, 2013 by Stephanie
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Morning pages start my day and keep me focused. I get to explore myself, my plots, and bleed off brain clutter so I can write without all those background thoughts bouncing around getting in the way.

I used to do the morning pages years ago and after reading Writing Down the Bones, I am planning to start again. It really does get things out of my head and onto paper, where I can either do something about them or let them go.

 

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