Keeping Secrets in Your Journal

To keep a meaningful journal, you need to be comfortable and feel your secrecy is respected. Here are some techniques for keeping your words hidden from others—and even yourself. In this excerpt from her book Raw Art Journaling, Quinn McDonald shares techniques for creating journaling that is Hiding in Plain Sight. You’ll learn first how to write things you want to release yourself from, to forget or put behind you. Then you’ll learn two techniques for hiding those words so they can’t be read.

Click here to download the pdf excerpt for Keeping Secrets from Raw Art Journaling by Quinn McDonald.

To learn more about or to purchase Raw Art Journaling: Making Meaning, Making Art by Quinn McDonald, click here.

To learn more about Quinn McDonald, read her Contributing Editor profile here or listen to this podcast of Quinn McDonald and Ricë Freeman-Zachery.

Be sure to check out Quinn McDonald’s blog posts on as part of the Creative Insights blog.

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