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Haiku and Senryu Guide Makes a Great Gift–For Others and to Yourself

In the midst of reviewing haiku books during the past months, it suddenly struck me that I can be self-serving and promote my own book for the holidays! About a week ago, longtime haiku editor and publisher Marco Fraticelli of … Continue reading

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Holidays: A Great Time for Showcasing Your Writing & Helping Others, Too

I am somehow still lost in October. And, here, November is whizzing by. As writers, we often realize that we need to spend time during the holiday season not only with friends and family, but sharing ourselves and our work … Continue reading

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Authors: Connect with Your Readers

I am celebrating a milestone this month.  I have been an author for 39 years! I have learned many things, but the most important thing is to connect with my readers. I never pass up an opportunity to speak or … Continue reading

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Please Contribute a Saying that Describes Haiku & Senryu

Dear Loyal Readers and Followers: I’ve been thinking about short, familiar sayings that can apply to haiku. Mine are:  As far as your mind will go  The long and short of it   What are yours? Please submit no more … Continue reading

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What Can Haiku and Senryu Do for You?

One thing we all have in common, is that we feel we lack time to do everything we’d like to do. We are especially mindful of this as we get older. Before we embark on anything new, we often ask … Continue reading

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Digregorio receives Illinois Governnor’s Commendation

by Alice Andresen Charlotte Digregorio  recently received an Official Commendation from Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner for her 38 years of accomplishments as an author, speaker, university educator, writing judge, and exhibitor, advancing and promoting the literary arts for the benefit … Continue reading

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More Haiku News and More Events

Dear Readers and Followers: I recently was appointed as a Haiku Ambassador of The Haiku Foundation, and among other duties, I will be their Publicity Director. I served many years on the Board of the Haiku Society of America as … Continue reading

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