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Self Biographers

New tools for blogging and diaries fuel in-the-moment journaling

Implications - Whereas autobiographies tend to be written in reflection after a series of events, an interest in documenting current blurbs about one’s personal life has spawned interest for new tools that make it easier. From journals to micro-blogging tools, self-biographers seek instantaneous self-expression.
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Old-School Bound Journals
Old-School Bound Journals
Gild Bookbinders Makes One-of-a-Kind Leather Books
If you love the feel and smell of well-worn old leather books, you'll love the one-of-a-kind offerings from GILD Bookbinders. This family company makes journals, books and other bound products with vegetable-tanned… MORE
Pre-Populated Diaries
Pre-Populated Diaries
Philipp Keel's ‘Simple Diary' Makes Journaling Much Easier
Starting a diary is a daunting task. Where do you start? What do you write about? Lucky for you, Philipp Keel has created the “Simple Diary” to get the ball rolling. His diary comes complete with questions… MORE
Positive Attitude Notebooks
Positive Attitude Notebooks
Pylones Products Add Optimism to the Boring Everyday
Everyone could use a bit of encouragement here and there. Pylones (pronounced p-lones)-USA, has created an innovative way of inspiring individuals throughout the course of their every day lives. These… MORE
Weight Loss Journaling
Weight Loss Journaling
Notebooks For People Inspired to be the Biggest Loser
The Biggest Loser has inspired thousands of people in North America and beyond to shed major pounds through various techniques, from exercise to dieting, to motivation and discipline attained by weight-loss… MORE
Noteworthy Notebooks
Noteworthy Notebooks
The Storyboard Book Lets You Document Your Life Like a Movie
The Storyboard Book is, as the site says, a simple idea. It’s a notebook, with each page laid out like a storyboard. There’s a box at the top and space for extra notes underneath. This is a more economical… MORE
Custom Twitter Books
Custom Twitter Books
Tweetbookz Print High Quality Books Based on Your Tweets
If you’ve got a social media addict on your gift list, TweetBookz might just be the best thing $20 can buy! The custom Twitter books are a great way to preserve your all-time favourite tweets—sort of like… MORE
Fabulous Food Journals
Fabulous Food Journals
The ‘Dining Agenda' Lets You Write While You Eat
The ‘Dining Agenda’ by Sara Ferrari and Marcella Fiori is a book of biweekly dining placemats that contains fourteen placemats—one for each day. The ‘Dining Agenda’ is perfect for those who have their… MORE
Journaling for Short Attention Spans
Journaling for Short Attention Spans
Listography Cuts Through the Mess and Gets to the Point
Listography is a new method of journal writing for those of us who suffer from the common affliction known as ‘extreme attention diminishment.’ Instead of recording charming and colorful prose of your… MORE
Plantable Journals
Plantable Journals
Botanical Paperworks Has Boxes, Cards and Gifts That Bloom
A few months ago we mentioned a plantable calendar that sprouts and blooms into flowers when placed into earth; now we discover that Botantical Paperworks creates all sorts of plantable paper. A blooming… MORE
Free Food Web Journals
Free Food Web Journals
The 'Year of the Pizza' Blog Makes Me Wish for Free Pizza
What would you do if you won a year’s supply of pizza? If you are Seth Mazow you will document your year with a blog, title it 'Year of the Pizza', and dedicate it to the consumption and enjoyment of a… MORE
Clever Notebook Covers
Clever Notebook Covers
Archie Grand Notebooks Let You Take Notes on 'Chefs I Met and Liked'
I’ve always been a huge fan of clever and funny notebook cover designs, so I obviously must have one (or more) of these Archie Grand notebooks. With covers that proclaim ‘Chefs I Met and... MORE
Chic Cheongsam Agendas
Chic Cheongsam Agendas
Color Coordinate With Libreta Camiseta T-Shirt Notebooks
It’s hard enough trying to decide what to wear when you go to class (if you feel like getting out of your sweat pants or pajamas) but now you can colour coordinate with your memo pad with the t-shirt notebook.… MORE
All-Weather Journals
All-Weather Journals
Rite in the Rain Comes Equipped With Water Proof Paper
The Rite in the Rain All-Weather Notebook may say that it was invented so that you could write in any type of weather conditions. However, I know the true purpose is for keeping your shameful tears from… MORE

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