BE PART OF A WORLD RECORD FOR NATIONAL POETRY MONTH & more local events!
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BE PART OF A WORLD RECORD FOR NATIONAL POETRY MONTH & more local events!

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

It’s National Poetry Month Y’all! How will you celebrate?
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It’s National Poetry Month Y’all! How will you celebrate?

It’s National Poetry Month and this year, we’re celebrating 20 years of celebrating!  There are loads of people, places and poetic happenings to celebrate this month (and always!) over at the League of Canadian Poets website. As always, the League is a solid lead for poets across the country. Stay connected to the League of … Continue reading

A New Book for Mulhern! Book Launch April 4, 2018!
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A New Book for Mulhern! Book Launch April 4, 2018!

Previously on the blog, I interviewed Mary Ann about her book ‘How We Fare’ – published by Black Moss Press in April 2016. It’s been just about two years since then and I am happy to share with you that Mary Ann’s next book of poetry is launching ONE WEEK FROM TODAY!  And, in fact, it’s … Continue reading

Plenty of Things
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Plenty of Things

Like chocolate… A delicious gift I was given just this morning after spending two glorious hours with a group of poets in a ‘World of Poetry’ class. I was invited to speak about poetry, and then participate in a salon-style poetry session. It was a perfect morning, really. I can talk about poetry and writing … Continue reading

Guest Writer *Book Launching March 28* Brittni Brinn
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Guest Writer *Book Launching March 28* Brittni Brinn

Introducing authoress Brittni Brinn! I am a happy to share this interview with her – with you! And share information about Brittni’s upcoming book launch – because it’s something to celebrate! The Patch Project is Brittin’s first published novel. Here’s a brief synopsis: “When most of the world inexplicably disappears overnight, only small patches of … Continue reading

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!
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HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! MERRY DAYS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS! HAPPY END OF 2017! HAPPY BEGINNING OF 2018! Wishing you all a very wonder-full, love-filled, laughter-filled, joy-filled holiday season! May you take the time to bask in the lessons of 2017…reflect, recharge, reinvigorate for 2018! Sending love and laughter from our family to yours! HUGS FROM THE … Continue reading

Firefly Creative Writing – The Gift that Keeps On Giving! Special post interview with Chris Kay Fraser
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Firefly Creative Writing – The Gift that Keeps On Giving! Special post interview with Chris Kay Fraser

Firefly Creative Writing flew into my life one afternoon when I was dreaming about finding a writing retreat. I was google-dreaming – searching things like ‘amazing writing retreat’ and ‘beautiful writing space’. Firefly appeared in one of the lists and I was immediately attracted to its light. Seriously. The font in the logo, the colours … Continue reading