3. Journeys and Sojourns

The challenges in this section ask you to concentrate on journeys and sojourns. Travel to new and diverse locales inspires your muse and feeds your soul. Living in another country gives you a true appreciation of different ways to think and act. You learn what makes home home, and how to feel at home no matter where you are on the planet.

A journey is a metaphor for all that happens in your life. If you haven’t yet traveled much or don’t like to travel, work through these exercises with the perspective of an armchair traveler. Even a trip over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house is a journey.

Now get started writing!

51. Road Less Traveled

Suggested time: 15–30 minutes

Robert Frost’s famous poem “ ...

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