[about] 336 Journal

336 Journal was born from the ashes of the editing process…

Ernest Hemingway wrote that the only kind of writing is rewriting and he is both literary muse for 336 Journal and patron saint of revision and rewriting.

It started as a daily practice of writing and revising a page of precisely three hundred thirty-six words in a single writing period—sometimes that single page of writing is complete and sometimes more pages are added but the form always remains the same. Three hundred thirty-six words at a time of polished prose before moving on to the next page of writing. 

336 Journal is a leather bound diary at a cafe table in Paris, an electronic tablet in a coffeehouse in San Francisco, and a published literary magazine on the shelves of a virtual bookstall.

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Words in Revision