Tag: NaPoWriMo

April is National Poetry Month! #NaPoMo–Prompts galore & other ways you can participate . . .

April 2021 marks the 25th annual celebration of poets and poetry and it’s not too late to make a plan for poetry month! Whether you want to sign up to write a poem a day or unofficially just plan to crank out some poetry in April, there are […]

How to Edit Yourself (& Why You May Want To) – guest blog post by Marj Hahne

Prewrite. Draft. Revise. Edit. Publish. These are the five stages of the writing process. Whether or not you intend to publish your work, you want it to be its best expression of your intention. Wait. That was a big assumption. Do you? Do you want your poems, stories, […]

How to Edit Yourself (& Why You May Want To) – guest blog post by Marj Hahne

Prewrite. Draft. Revise. Edit. Publish. These are the five stages of the writing process. Whether or not you intend to publish your work, you want it to be its best expression of your intention. Wait. That was a big assumption. Do you? Do you want your poems, stories, […]

National Poetry Month Celebrations Go Online by Devi Lockwood via The New York Times

This great list of National Poetry Month online open mics and readings curated by Devi Lockwood includes a list of online open mics, readings, classes, workshops, and prompts. I’m specifically watching for the next Self-ish open mic, and you can imagine why :). Also on the list, one […]

Sheltering-In: Poems And Poetry Resources via Northampton Arts Council

This great list of National Poetry Month resources curated by Northampton Poet Laureate Karen Skolfield for sheltering in, includes 12 categories with lists and links of sites I often frequent myself as well as many others with online readings, online workshops, podcasts & audio, writing tips, prompts, etc. […]

April is National Poetry Month! #NaPoMo–Prompts galore & other ways you can participate . . .

It's not too late to make a plan for poetry month! Whether you want to sign up to write a poem a day or unofficially just plan to crank out some poetry in April, there are plenty of prompts and resources to keep you going strong all month. […]

Free workshop – “POEMUNIZE: Your Daily Shot” with Marj Hahne, Mar. 16 – April 5 @ 11:30 am EST

Below is the information from Marj Hahne for her upcoming 30-minute daily workshop, starting tomorrow! Are you socially distanced? Self-quarantined? Cabin-feverish? A little po-lonely? “Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life," wrote poet Fernando Pessoa (The Book of Disquiet), so let's ignore life and stay healthy […]

Free workshop – "POEMUNIZE: Your Daily Shot" with Marj Hahne, Mar. 16 – April 5 @ 11:30 am EST

Below is the information from Marj Hahne for her upcoming 30-minute daily workshop, starting tomorrow! Are you socially distanced? Self-quarantined? Cabin-feverish? A little po-lonely? “Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life," wrote poet Fernando Pessoa (The Book of Disquiet), so let's ignore life and stay healthy […]

How Is This Poem Like'a Beer? a Dog? a Spirit? – guest blog post by Marj Hahne

Here's a small heartbreak of mine: too many people, at least in America, are turned off by poetry. We practicing poets are sadly aware that, when we step up to a mic, when we publish our poems in magazines, anthologies, or self-authored books, our audience comprises mostly other […]

10 Revision Ideas – guest blog post rewind by Diane Lockward

I’m posting here the Craft Tip I contributed to my craft book,┬áThe Crafty Poet II: A Portable Workshop. You might find it helpful as you work on new poems this month. You might also find it useful for working on poems you wrote months, or even years, ago. […]

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