Last night after I watched 'A Few Good Men' (I was craving Tom Cruise, what can I say?), I looked in my datebook to see what was on the schedule for today. I did a little jig when I saw that the day was open until 5pm! A whole day to fill up with...with what?!… Continue reading And then – a day opens!
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 Guest Writer *Book Launching March 28* Brittni Brinn
I've always believed that being a writer, a poet - being an artist of any kind - means that our art expands from our souls to the page to the canvas or brick wall - into the world where others can experience it. In doing so, in the sharing of our art, we can connect with… Continue reading David Brydges – Gathering & Sharing Poetry
Pick a memory – this can be a childhood one or something that happened just last week – and write it down so that it reads like a headline. Try to select one word that you can repeat throughout the takes. Next, explore your memory as a series of takes by writing as many as… Continue reading Wounded Writers Ask – Free Write #19 – Takes
I am just over-the-moon with this incredible success story! I've been mentoring/editing and revising a novel by local writer Gordon Stallard for the past several years. We met at one of my creative writing classes many years ago. About a year after the class, I got an email from Gordon telling me that he'd written… Continue reading Success Story! ‘Unseen Realities’ E-Book Published on Amazon
It’s National Poetry Month for at least another week and a bit so I think it’s high time I write this particular blog. I'm gonna give you some transparency here. People ask me all the time 'how do you do it'? I'm not sure that they're asking specifically about how I exist as a professional… Continue reading Poetic Opinions – On Fees, Dues and Definitions
So, if you don't know it yet, I do this thing called Poetry On Demand. It's LIVE, INTERACTIVE, ON-DEMAND-POETRY-MAKING (yes, I'm yelling). I've been doing it for close to five years now. At festivals. In classrooms. On stages. And tomorrow morning - on the freakin' radio, yo. Check it. 8:10am on 97.5FM - CBC Radio. Windsor Morning… Continue reading Poetry On Demand – for National Poetry Month and Forever
POETRY ON DEMAND VOLUME 3 AND TALL SHIPS SPECIAL EDITION!!! Hot off the press at the Windsor Public Library Xpress Self-Publishing Lab (thank you Sue!) I am very pleased to show you the latest in the world of Poetry on Demand - Volume 3 and the Tall Ships Edition. If I've written a poem on… Continue reading TWO New Poetry On Demand Chapbooks Hot Off The Press!