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Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company.  Lord Byron It is 2012, spring/early summer and I’m writing a friend a letter about my life. “In the garden, irises, roses and columbine are blooming, the peonies seem Continue reading Special Delivery

Trusted Links for Writers and Poets

16 Ways to Not Win a Poetry Contest: Guest Post by Miriam Sagan | WritersDigest.com Please welcome our guest blogger Miriam Sagan, who has read thousands and thousands of poems submitted to a variety of national and local poetry contests Continue reading Trusted Links for Writers and Poets

7 Tips for Poetry Contest Success

Every creative writer will tell you…there is no money in poetry…but there is money, publication and the possibility to get your finest work seen by your poetic community. If you’re going to enter and ultimately win or place in a poetry contest you need Continue reading 7 Tips for Poetry Contest Success

The Worth of Water

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.  Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732 In 2010, bloggers around the world united to write about the same global issue, Water (see below Blog Action Day post originally published 10/15/2010). John Hawthorne’s 2016 article 4 Continue reading The Worth of Water