Three steps to a smoother writing style — Nail Your Novel

This week Joanna Penn invited me to her podcast to talk about writing style and voice, which you can see in a few weeks’ time. We got so involved in the subject that we didn’t finish her question list and this point didn’t make the cut. So I thought it would make a useful post. […]

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #105-Time & Grow

Haiku Poetry Prompt Writing Challenge Useful Links. Thesaurus: Time, Grow. HowManySyllables.com Thesaurus.com The Guidelines are simple. Take the two words and write a Haiku. I use Haiku in English as my style, which is 5 syllables for the first line, 7 for the second, and 5 for the third, but you can use what […]

This week’s words: Time & Grow. 

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A Short Analysis of Ezra Pound’s ‘In a Station of the Metro’ — Interesting Literature

A critical reading of a classic Imagist poem ‘In a Station of the Metro’, written by Ezra Pound in 1913, is the Imagist poem par excellence. In just two lines, Pound distils the entire manifesto for Imagism into a vivid piece of poetry, what T. E. Hulme had earlier called ‘dry, hard, classical verse’. But […]

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April 26 | Poet Eleanor Wilner to Read at JCU

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 6:30-8:00 PM, Reading by Poet Eleanor Wilner.

Eleanor Wilner is the author of seven books of poems, including Tourist in Hell (University of Chicago Press) and The Girl with Bees in Her Hair (Copper Canyon Press). Her work is widely anthologized, most recently in The Best American Poetry 2014. (From JohnCabot.edu)

Interested in attending? RSVP: cwinstitute@johncabot.edu

 

 

Poetry.Org Celebrates 20th Anniversary of National Poetry Month

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Poet Juan Felipe Herrera (Image from Poets.org)

The time has come again. The sunshine of April, twittering birds, budding flora and that overwhelming desire to create signals not only the beginning of spring but also the start of a month-long celebration of poetry.

Yes, it is National Poetry Month, the world’s largest literary celebration, and this year marks its 20th anniversary.  To celebrate, Poetry.org has created a listing of events, tools for student participation, and even a hashtag for Twitter support (#npm16).

Curious to know what events might be happening in your area or other ways that you can participate in the celebrations? Visit Poetry.org.

 

RonovanWrites’ Haiku Challenge Prompt #91: Fray & Veiled

Haiku Poetry Prompt Writing Challenge Useful Links. Click HERE for LINKS to last weeks Entries for Friend&Shiver. Thesaurus: Fray, Veiled. HowManySyllables.com Thesaurus.com Haiku in English How to do a Ping Back The Challenge Words! Fray&Veiled* (REMINDER: Check that your ping backs are working!) Not sure how to write a Haiku? Click HERE for a quick […]

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This Week’s Prompt Words: FRAY & VEILED

 

Inspiration Call: Write about an Item From Your Pocket or Your Purse — Creative Talents Unleashed

Inspiration Call: Day 5 of National Poetry Month Writing Challenge. “An item from your pocket or purse” Get creative at http://www.facebook.com/CreativeTalentsUnleashed ‪#‎WritersChallenge‬ ‪#‎WritingPrompt‬ ‪#‎MicroPoetry‬ ‪#‎Unleashed‬ ‪#‎NationalPoetryMonth‬ ‪#‎CTUWritingPrompt‬

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A great way to kickstart National Poetry Month!

MicroPoetry Phrase Challenge: Write a 12 line poem using the phrase,” Speed Dating.” — Creative Talents Unleashed

MicroPoetry Phrase Challenge: Write a 12 line poem using the phrase, ” Speed Dating.” The phrase challenge allows the writer to flex their creative dexterity, and imagination skills by taking a group of two or more words, and building a poem/short story around it. Get creative at http://www.facebook.com/CreativeTalentsUnleashed ‪#‎WritersChallenge‬ ‪#‎WritingPrompt‬ ‪#‎MicroPoetry‬ ‪#‎Unleashed‬

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #90 Friend&Shiver — ronovanwrites

Haiku Poetry Prompt Writing Challenge Useful Links. Click HERE for LINKS to last weeks Entries for Shower&Play. Thesaurus: Friend, Shiver. HowManySyllables.com Thesaurus.com Haiku in English How to do a Ping Back The Challenge Words! *Friend&Shiver (REMINDER: Check that your ping backs are working!) Not sure how to write a Haiku? Click HERE for a quick […]

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