Category Archives: Author

Holiday Special: A Rhyming Haibun Book

If you really enjoy getting into the Christmas spirit, Susan Beth Furst’s book, Electric Pink A Christmas Haibun, just released for the holiday, is a sheer delight! Furst, a prolific Virginia author and poet, has written a rhyming haibun (prose … Continue reading

Posted in adults, Art, Author, Books, children, Christmas, creative writing, Haibun, Haiku, Japan, Poetry, prose, Religion, Susan Furst | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Special: A Haiku Guide That Benefits All

In the midst of reviewing some haiku books during the past week, it suddenly struck me that I can be self-serving and promote my own book for the holidays, too! If you want to improve your haiku writing skills, teach … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Author, Beginning Writers, Books, Charlotte Digregorio, creative writing, Daily Haiku, Haiku, Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All, Instruction, Japan, Language Arts, literacy, micropoetry, Poetry, Poets, Senryu, Short Poems, Teachers, Teaching, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Daily Haiku Special, Dec. 7, 2017–A Classic: The Unworn Necklace by Roberta Beary

Attention loyal readers and followers: Roberta Beary’s classic haiku collection, The Unworn Necklace, is hot off the press yet again! This is its fifth printing. It was first published in 2007, and is a favorite of avid haikuists worldwide. As … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Author, Book Review, Creativity, Daily Haiku, Haiku, Poetry, Poets, Roberta Beary, Senryu, The Unworn Necklace | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Results are In: Your Favorite Writers

I’ve always believed that in order to be good writers, most people can’t limit themselves to one genre of writing. The more you practice diverse genres, the better you become at writing your favorite one. You pick up so many … Continue reading

Posted in Author, Authors, comics, dramatists, Essayists, Fiction, Genres, Haiku, mysteries, Non-Fiction, Novelists, Poets, romances, Short Story Writers, translators, writers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Writing Simply Is the Best Way to Write

Leonardo da Vinci said: Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. I think this especially applies to the simplicity, yet often sophistication of haiku and senryu. In my book, Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All, I try to stress this … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Author, Beginning Writers, Books, Charlotte Digregorio, creative writing, Daily Haiku, Haiku, Instruction, Japan, Language Arts, literacy, micropoetry, Poetry, Senryu, writers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

My Haiku Event Slated for July in Chicago

Dear Readers and Followers, As many of you know, I’m always actively involved in haiku in my free time. As I get older, I seem to have less and less free time, though. I’ll be giving a haiku/senryu presentation and … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Author, Charlotte Digregorio, event, exhibits, Haiku, Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All, speaker | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments