The Craft of Writing

On this page you will find resources for writing as a spiritual practice and general resources on the craft  of writing.

Resources on Writing as a Spiritual Practice

Andrew, Elizabeth Jarrett. Writing the Sacred Journey: The Art and Practice of Spiritual Memoir (Boston, MA: Skinner House Books, 2005)

Cepero, Helen.  Journaling as a Spiritual Practice (Downer’s Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2008)

DeSalvo, Louise, Writing as a Way of Healing: How Telling Our Stories Transforms Our Lives, (Boston: Beacon Press, 1999)     

Fox, John, Finding What You Didn’t Lose: Expressing Your Truth and Creativity Through Poem Making, (New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam,1995)

Fox, John Poetic Medicine: The Healing Art of Poem Making, (New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 1997)

Gray, Jann, Illuminated Journaling: Giving Creative Expression to Your Faith, (Nashville,TN: Lumenstar Publishing,2106, 2015)

Hering, Karen. Writing to Wake the Soul: Opening the Sacred Conversation Within (New York: Atria Books, 2013)

McGinnis, Ray. Writing the Sacred: A Psalm Inspired Path to Appreciating and Writing  Sacred Poetry (Kelowna, BC Canada: North stone, Woodlake Publishing, 2007,reprinted 2009)

Walton, Heather, Not Eden: Spiritual Life Writing for This World, (London: SCM Press,2015)