Tag: Lois Roma-Deeley

6 Tips for Writing a Successful Persona Poem–guest blog rewind by Lois Roma-Deeley

I’m teaching a persona poem community workshop starting next week, so this seemed like a good post to share again. Enjoy! As writers we are so often told to “write what you know." And this is good advice. But this “rule" should not be taken literally, especially when […]

NO FEE Submission call and interview – Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry, DEADLINE: Oct. 1, 2018

Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry┬áis a beautifully designed print poetry journal seeking poems “written by authors whose work is informed by the Catholic faith. We publish poems on the basis of their artistic merit, rather than on the basis of the author's professed creed or because the […]

NO FEE Submission call and interview – Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry, DEADLINE: Oct. 1, 2017

Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry┬áis a beautifully designed print poetry journal seeking poems “written by authors whose work is informed by the Catholic faith. We publish poems on the basis of their artistic merit, rather than on the basis of the author's professed creed or because the […]

6 Tips for Writing a Successful Persona Poem–guest blog post by Lois Roma-Deeley

As writers we are so often told to “write what you know." And this is good advice. But this “rule" should not be taken literally, especially when creating persona poems. The poet must create a place where the reader must, as Samuel T. Coleridge famously said, “willingly suspends […]

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