Why and How Males Ought to Journal in This Social Media Period (A Name for Submissions)

Why and How Men Should Journal in This Social Media Era (A Call for Submissions)

As a lifetime advocate of journaling, I’m more and more inquisitive about individuals’s experiences of private writing within the digital age. We appear to have come from a time wherein maintaining a diary was achieved largely for our personal reflection and self-understanding. We might have added images, sketches, and heartfelt poetry, however these pages have been our private treasure to be shared sparingly, with solely the proper individuals on the proper time. We might have left directions for our private jottings to be stored or destroyed after our demise.

We additionally might have been the surviving inheritor who puzzled what to do with the journals of our deceased cherished one.

Now, between selfies and snaps of this morning’s breakfast, our social networks are jammed with the intimate and never so intimate particulars of on a regular basis life. At present, it appears that evidently our private creations are aimed toward being seen, and hopefully appreciated by others, although, in some instances, they can be a type of warfare between trolls and their victims or makes an attempt at political persuasion. They are often the lies that we reside or need others to reside by.

Are these social media posts seen as an alternative to maintaining a diary, or can we contemplate them one thing fairly totally different? Why can we do them? Is their upkeep a matter of delusion or deliberate intention?

I might like to learn of the experiences that you’re having or have had with private writing, the place you’re with it right now in case you are nonetheless energetic, in addition to about what others of your acquaintance, of any age, might have shared with you. Can we write or dictate? Can we nonetheless take pen and crayons in hand for imaging our on a regular basis expertise, or maybe documenting particular occasions, travels, initiatives, and so forth., from our perspective and our emotions about them trying to be goal observers of our subjective expertise?


We wish to learn your perspective. While you’re able to submit, click on one of many colourful packing containers, beneath. What did you be taught from all of it which you could share with different readers? (You should definitely embody your “AHA!” second!)

The Good Males Undertaking is totally different from most media firms. We’re a “participatory media firm”—which suggests we don’t simply have content material you learn and share and touch upon nevertheless it means we’ve a number of methods you may actively be part of the dialog. As you develop into a deeper a part of the dialog—The Dialog No One Else is Having—you’ll be taught the entire methods we assist our Writers’ Group—group FB teams, weekly convention calls, lessons in writing, modifying platform constructing and Methods to Create Social Change.


Listed below are extra methods to develop into part of The Good Males Undertaking group:

Request to affix our personal Fb Group for Writers—it’s like our digital newsroom the place you join with editors and different writers about points and concepts.

Click on right here to develop into a Premium Member of The Good Males Undertaking Group. Have entry to those advantages:

  1. Get  entry to an unique “Members Solely” Group on Fb
  2. Be a part of our Social Curiosity Teams—weekly calls about matters of curiosity in right now’s world
  3. View the web site with no adverts
  4. Get free entry to lessons, workshops, and unique occasions
  5. Be invited to an unique weekly “Name with the Writer” with different Premium Members
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Are you caught on what to write down? Join our Writing Prompts emails, you’ll get concepts straight from our editors each Monday and Thursday. If you have already got a closing draft, then click on beneath to ship your put up by way of our submission system.

If you’re already working with an editor at GMP, please make sure to identify that particular person. If you’re not presently working with a GMP editor, one will likely be assigned to you.


Are you a first-time contributor to The Good Males Undertaking? Submit right here:

submit to Good Men Project


Have you ever contributed earlier than and have a Submittable account? Use our Fast Submit hyperlink right here:


Do you have got beforehand revealed work that you just want to syndicate on The Good Males Undertaking? Click on right here:

Be a part of our unique weekly “Name with the Writer” — the place group members are inspired to debate the problems of the week, get story concepts, meet different members and get identified for his or her concepts? To get the call-in data, both be a part of as a member or wait till you get a put up revealed with us. Listed below are some examples of what we speak about on the calls.

Need to be taught sensible expertise about how you can be a greater Author, Editor or Platform Builder? Need to be a Rising Star in Media? Need to discover ways to Create Social Change? We’ve got lessons in all of these areas.

When you’re at it, get linked with our social media:


Nonetheless, you interact with The Good Males Undertaking—you may assist lead this dialog in regards to the altering roles of males within the 21st century. Be a part of us!

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Do you wish to speak about how you can have richer, extra conscious, and enduring relationships?


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