New Blog Post: 5 Reasons Journaling will make you a better Writer I don't know what I would have done without my journal. It's been my on-call therapist and my life saver. A happy and totally unexpected by-product was how it trained my writing muscle. Writing down all that hot, raw pain, helped me become a writer. Writing about your own pain is so helpful when you want to get into a character's head. Here are 5 reasons why journaling can help you make your writing flow. Link to post in bio.