Your Journal Companion:

365 Writing Prompts to Heighten Awareness of Self and Others

Plynn makes the journaling process easy with an entire year’s worth of thought provoking writing prompts, appropriate for use by teens through seniors.

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My Son Dave (the Duck) ~

A Story About Loving and Letting Go

In this true story, Plynn Gutman discovers a baby duck alone on a neighborhood street at a serendipitous moment in her life.

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The Work of Her Hands:

A Prairie Woman’s Life in Remembrances and Recipes

From a one-room schoolhouse in Saskatchewan to the dust storms of the ’30s and on to her grandmother’s eventual retirement to the legendary “coast,” Plynn Gutman traces the life of Marie-Anne Lacaille.

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Other Publications

Your Journal Companion Club Guide

The Your Journal Companion Club Guide e-Book provides you with everything you need to host a journaling club of your choice, online or in person. It gives you detailed instructions on set-up, how to invite friends and family to join, keep the conversation productive and even a few tips on entertaining/hosting your group.

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Animal Companions, Animal Doctors, Animal People

This publication celebrates the University of Guelph, Ontario Veterinary College’s 150th Anniversary and honors our essential connection to animals.
Because Plynn has a deep love for the natural world and all of its wonderful creatures, she was greatly honored to be part of this amazing collection of of poems, stories and essays. She contributes a charming story about her backyard companion, Sarah the chicken, who came to her by way of a high school graduation prank gone askew.


Your Journal Companion

Use one inciting prompt each day to deepen your writing experience and heighten awareness of self and others. Start at Day 1 through 365, or use the shuffle feature for a surprise prompt.

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I believe that poetry is meant to be heard as well as read, the sounds and rhythm of the spoken words creating a world of their own. I invite you to listen to the poems I share here.

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