Poets & Writers puts out regular prompts for poetry as well as fiction and nonfiction on their Writing Prompts page. You can also subscribe to their e-newsletter and receive them right in your inbox weekly. Some are better than others, and often I end up using the nonfiction or […]
Did you know that many famous authors of adult literature, also created beautiful children’s books . . .
This wonderful and detailed article from Brainpickings highlights one in particular, Joey and the Birthday Present by Anne Sexton. The article also gives a nod to other unexpected children’s authors, such as James Joyce (ok, weird?), Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf, and others. Joey and the Birthday Present: Wonderful Vintage […]
Originally posted on Silver Birch Press:
November 26, 2015 will mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll — one of the most influential books ever written (for children or adults). To celebrate the occasion, we’re planning ahead — and getting started…
Science Shows Something Surprising About People Who Love to Write
http://nonbinaryreview.com/submission-guidelines/ “NonBinary Review wants art and literature that tiptoes the tightrope between now and then. Art that makes us see our literary offerings in new ways. We want language that makes us reach for a dictionary, a tissue, or both. Words in combinations and patterns that leave the […]
http://www.aerogrammestudio.com/2014/09/30/daria-morgendorffer-reading-list/ I have not read nearly enough of these, and I have to admit, there are some here I wouldn’t pick up again (Russian novels)… but still, definitely a good reminder of some of the books I have always meant to read and never have.
Check out this beautiful article on a book of book art from Brain Pickings: http://www.brainpickings.org/2013/08/20/art-made-from-books/