The final days of National Poetry Month are upon us! I hope that you've taken some time this month to read poetry, write poetry, share poetry! And, of course, that this becomes a habit and National Poetry Month becomes National Poetry Forever! There are some local poetry events happening over the next few weeks, I'd … Continue reading #NPM2018 – Final days: blogs, events and more!
"Consider me a poetry slut with a lot of lovers in the form of poetic styles. I’m especially hot for poems that break rules." Amanda Earl, AngelHouse/DevilHouse Press publisher, poet National Poetry Month continues! With just under two weeks left, I want to keep the momentum of sharing incredible poets and connecting them to you, … Continue reading Small Press Spotlight on AngelHouse/DevilHouse Press – #NPM2018
ENDURANCE "the fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way" It takes endurance to be a writer. A whole lot of it. While the act of writing itself may not be 'unpleasant', it can energetically be difficult. Because it takes a bucket of small miracles to get one's … Continue reading On Endurance
I'm over at the League of Canadian Poets today with a blog on DISCIPLINE! CLICK HERE TO READ The Twenty on Discipline! #NPM2018
NATIONAL POETRY MONTH - CONTEST INFO FOR WORLD RECORD! Commaful, the on-line writer's community I posted about in August 2017, is attempting a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the LARGEST POETRY CONTEST IN THE WORLD! They are attempting to beat the current world record for most poems submitted in a contest. Currently, the record amount of submissions … Continue reading BE PART OF A WORLD RECORD FOR NATIONAL POETRY MONTH & more local events!
NATIONAL POETRY MONTH - POET SPOTLIGHT ON ALICE MAJOR! What I admire and appreciate about Alice Major is her wisdom and creativity. It's a joy for me to shine a light on the delightful Alice Major! We've shared stages and conferences, and her poetry always moves my brain into different realms of thought - that's … Continue reading National Poetry Month – Poet Spotlight – Alice Major