52 Weeks of Writing Author Journal and Planner

The Kickstarter campaign for the second edition of all three volumes—with brand-new covers and updated content—launches on 25 October 2023. Follow the campaign here.

Volume I

‘I’m doing soul searching as an author on a level I didn’t know was possible.’

Become the writer you’re meant to be!

Tired of getting in your own way and not having a sustainable writing practice? Then the 52 Weeks of Writing: Author Journal and Planner is for you.

52 Weeks of Writing:

  • makes you plan, track, reflect on, and improve your progress and goals an entire year long;
  • gets you to unravel the truth about why you aren’t where you want to be; and
  • keeps you writing through weekly thought-provoking quotes and prompts.

52 Weeks of Writing brings together every lesson writing coach and writer Mariëlle S. Smith has learned over the past few years. Wary of comparisonitis and unhealthy competition, she designed this undated author journal and planner to help writers develop a practice that honours their own needs and desires.

Ready to become the writer you were always meant to be? Pick up your copy of the 52 Weeks of Writing Author Journal and Planner and start today.

Head over to Amazon for the paperback*

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or get it at Barnes & Noble

Go here to get the eBook

Buy the printable PDF directly from me

or visit my Etsy shop and download your PDF there.

“This is like having a coach in a book!” ~ Beth Annette ★★★★★
“5 stars and strong encouragement to buy this as a gift for yourself and for any aspiring writer you know.” ~ Laura S Reading ★★★★★
“If you’re serious about being a professional author, this may well be one of the most useful tools you can pick up.” ~ Brutally Honest Reviews ★★★★★
“A must have for every writer’s toolbox.”  ~ JennsPage ★★★★★
“I am not the same writer after reading this book and I challenge you to read it and stay the same writer yourself. I don’t think you can.” ~ S.E. Frochen ★★★★★
“With this by your side, anything feels possible.” ~ FrenchVillageDiaries ★★★★★
52 Weeks of Writing is very user-friendly, with lots of ‘writing room’ (always an important factor for me!) and the final printed version is beautiful. Highly recommended for both aspiring and established writers!” ~ Lisa Taylor ★★★★★
“A brilliant, supportive, challenging workbook, highly recommend.” ~ Jamie Sands ★★★★★
“Loved how the reflections questions really made you dive deep into what is holding you back and making you dig deeper into you and how you are the master of your writing. really enjoyable. highly recommend.” ~ Amy ★★★★★
“Really happy with the journal and the way it looks both forward and back to help you set goals and achieve them. It’s definitely got the right mix of reflection and focussed action.” ~ The Robster ★★★★★
“It’s almost like having your own writing coach encouraging you to implement healthy and sustainable ways of working that are the best fit for you. Then if you need more support, there is a Facebook group to join to gain that too.” ~ Anne Lown ★★★★★
“This is such a brilliant resource for new writers or established authors alike.” ~ Caroline Venables ★★★★★
“Feels like you have your own writing coach!” ~ LJ Cassidy ★★★★
“It’s like having a writing coach sit down with you every week.” ~ The originalkaren ★★★★★
“Very often, I find the prospect of another ‘new’ way of holding myself accountable when writing quite daunting, but the pleasant surprise about 52 Weeks of Writing is that it has built-in progression sections which make it easy to complete. It’s a writing journal you’ll actually want to fill in.” ~ Penny Dreadful ★★★★
“Each week of this journal starts with a quote that speaks to the writer’s insecurities and immediately inspires them to catapult past them. I really enjoyed that. And I loved the help in both planning and tracking my writing life.” ~ Kindle Customer ★★★★★
“Mariëlle S. Smith did a brilliant job with keeping this author journal and writing planner interesting to use. Of course, it had that feeling that I had someone on my corner encouraging me. Kind of like what I would imagine a writing coach could be in a book.” ~ Jéssica ★★★★
“With inspirational quotes to spur you on, this is a resource every writer should have. I’ll be recommending this to all my writer friends.” ~ L.S. ★★★★★
“I’m a big fan. Kudos to Ms. Smith for creating a beautiful, useful system to inspire and organize the writing experience.” ~ Becca McCulloch ★★★★★
“I love how the book is organized, enjoy the stimulating memes, and the thought-provoking questions.” ~ C.E. Hart ★★★★
“A great resource for writers who need a little organisation. Full of helpful hints and tips for new and established writers alike.” ~ Jo Morningstar ★★★★★

Volume II

‘With this book by your side, anything feels possible.’

Tired of not having a sustainable writing practice? You, too, can get out of your own way and become the writer you’re meant to be!

52 Weeks of Writing:

  • makes you plan, track, reflect on, and improve your progress and goals an entire year long;
  • gets you to unravel the truth about why you aren’t where you want to be; and
  • keeps you writing through weekly thought-provoking quotes and prompts.

With this second volume of the undated 52 Weeks of Writing Author Journal and Planner, writing coach and writer Mariëlle S. Smith brings you the same successful strategies to craft the perfect writing practice as she did in the first journal. The only difference? Fifty-three different writing quotes and prompts and a brand-new look!

Ready to create that sustainable writing practice? Order your copy now.

Head over to Amazon for the paperback*

US   UK   DE   FR   ES   IT   JP   CA

or get it at Barnes & Noble

Buy the printable PDF directly from me

or visit my Etsy shop and download your PDF there.

“Another winner from a wonderful writing coach!” ~ Laura Martone ★★★★★
“Considering I published four books this year, I think you can say this has really worked for me.” ~ Bethany T. ★★★★★
“This week I finished writing my second book…and I am in no doubt that it is all down to this journal.” ~ Kindle customer ★★★★
“I believe I like this volume even more than the first.” ~ Laura ★★★★★
“Since starting to use this journal I’ve found myself more motivated to write than I have been in a considerable amount of time and I have a refreshed determination to get my book finished. I’m giving this journal a full and highly recommend it to any author in progress.”  ~ Jo ★★★★★
“This has transformed my writing and author mindset.” ~ Kindle customer ★★★★
“I strongly recommend this journal to anyone who wants to take themselves seriously as a writer but cannot afford the price of a writing coach yet.” ~ Corinne Basmaison ★★★★★

Volume III

‘A brilliant, supportive, challenging workbook, highly recommend.’

You, too, can become the writer you’ve always wanted to be!

Tired of not being where you want to be with your writing? The 52 Weeks of Writing Author Journal and Planner:

  • makes you plan, track, reflect on, and improve your progress and goals an entire year long;
  • invites you to dig deep through thought-provoking prompts and exercises; and
  • helps you unravel the truth about why you aren’t where you want to be.

Two years after publishing the first volume of 52 Weeks of Writing, writing coach and writer Mariëlle S. Smith brings you the updated third volume. Similar in style but reflecting the tweaks made to her coaching practice during the pandemic, 52 Weeks of Writing Vol. III is even better equipped to help you get out of your own way and on to the path towards success.

Ready to start living your writing dream? Order your copy now.

Head over to Amazon for the paperback*

US   UK   DE   FR   ES   IT   JP   CA

or get it at Barnes & Noble

Buy the printable PDF directly from me

or visit my Etsy shop and download your PDF there.

“If you’re an author looking for a way to keep track of your writing in 2022, I highly recommend picking up a copy of this planner.” ~ Jason Wrench ★★★★★
“The upgrade is amazing!” ~ Kimberly ★★★★★
“This is a fabulous resource for writers who truly want to take their careers to the next level.” ~ Cheryl Malandrinos ★★★★★
“A workbook that helps even the most seasoned writer plan and track their writing.” ~ Samantha Turley ★★★★★
“Well put together in a way that challenges the writer in many different ways.” ~ R.K. Emery ★★★★★
“I would recommend this journal for anyone who dreams of writing.” Pegah Ouji ★★★★★
“Definitely a book you want to get if you are ready to be honest with yourself about your writing journey.” ~ Nicole ★★★★
“Relief can only describe how I felt knowing there would be another 52 Weeks of Writing Author Planner and Journal in time to start the new year with a positive attitude towards my writing.” ~ Anne ★★★★★
“A great resource for any writer. It is not genre specific and while there are occasional tips or exercise that will strengthen your writing, it’s main aim is to Get. You. To. Write.” ~ Renae ★★★★
“This journal has brought clarity to my chaotic mind. It’s a wonderful vehicle to remind me why I started writing and has guided me back to the joy it gives me.” ~ E.G. Bateman ★★★★★
“This book is a great tool for anyone who wants or needs help in planning and organizing their writing, on a week-by-week basis.” ~ Sjoukje Kamstra ★★★★★
“A great resource for people who need motivation, or simply to develop or start the writing habit. I’m a pretty productive writer, but enjoyed a lot of the prompts here.” ~ Gemma J. ★★★★★
“This journal and planner has helped me be more intentional and structured, and has helped me make some new strides in my writing plans and projects.” ~ Alison S. ★★★★★
“I am enjoying every aspect of the journal and will be using it every day so I can get my writing back on track.” ~ Donna R. ★★★★
“Brilliant for anyone who suffers from writers block or just wants to establish good habits and a regular practice.” JC C.  ★★★★

* Please note, the paperback version of 52 Weeks of Writing is printed in black and white. The PDF version is in full colour.