Tag: Poetry workshop

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, […]

Prompt #349 - Writing in Stressful Times: The Covid-19 Pandemic via Adele Kenny

Adele Kenny has a wonderfully inspiring poetry blog The Music In It: Adele Kenny’s Poetry Blog chock full of over 300 writing prompts, including her most recent post entitled Prompt #349 - Writing in Stressful Times: The Covid-19 Pandemic. She gives helpful commentary, quotes, resources, and several writing […]

Social/Distance Online Writing Retreat with Amanda Moore, daily starting Mar. 16

Below is the information from Amanda Moore for her online writing retreat with craft tips, readings to inspire, submission suggestions and more! Poetry readings, book launches, and events have been called off to flatten the curve of COVID-19; sporting events have been cancelled or postponed, Broadway is closed, […]

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 […]

A Poem Is Not a Podium: Writing the Political – guest blog post by Marj Hahne

Political poetry. Protest poetry. Resistance poetry. Civic poetry. Poetry of witness. These terms, while somewhat distinct, all reflect a poet's impulse to express a political self, to be, by extension, a “political poet," a “protest (or resistance or civic) poet," a “poet of witness." But is it possible--or […]

Poetry Prompt: ARS POETICA via Joey Gould

Make sure to follow poet Joey Gould’s new weekly poetry prompts. The detailed prompts are more like a workshop and a great resource!

Poem-a-day and Sunday Prompts via Rock Canyon Poets

The Rock Canyon Poets group curates a poem-a-day (almost every day) and shares it in our Facebook group, as well as a writing prompt with a poem every Sunday. The curator, Lisa Connors, often selects poem samples from literary magazines who are currently open for submissions. If you […]

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