Category Archives: Informational Writing

Born a Writer?

I often judge writing contests, both non-fiction and poetry. Recently, I judged the North Carolina Poetry Society’s annual contest in the haiku category. Although it was blind judging, and the winners’ names still haven’t been revealed, I’m sure the winners … Continue reading

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My Haiku & Senryu Exhibit Soon to Travel Again

Dear Readers and Followers, I just learned yesterday that my illustrated haiku/senryu/haiku sequences exhibit will travel to Mundelein, Illinois next month. Until Jan. 7, the exhibit is at the Rolling Meadows Library, 3110 Martin Lane, in Rolling Meadows, IL. However,  … Continue reading

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Can You Change the World with Your Writing?

Years ago, an artist-friend told me that she loves to share her art. She said even if just one person who sees it, feels it speaks to them, and gets him/her through a bad time in life, it is worth … Continue reading

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Make a Name for Yourself: Be a Columnist

If you are in a professional field, being a columnist for a publication will offer immense benefits for you. Each professional field is flooded today, as we become more and more of an over-credentialed society. Those who stand out in … Continue reading

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More Publicity: Two Haiku Exhibits Scheduled

Dear Readers and Followers,     I am honored to have two more solo exhibits of my poetry, (haiku, senryu, and haiku sequences) in the Chicago metro area through the end of the year.     The first exhibit, July 8 through … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku, Jan. 28, 2016

ornamental maple more chickadees than leaves by Tanya McDonald This World Haiku Society of America Anthology, 2013

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Learn These Easy Steps to Become a Great Wordsmith!

You can be a great wordsmith! You don’t have to be naturally creative to become one. All you need is Selma Glasser’s classic book The Analogy Book of Related Words: Your Secret Shortcut to Power Writing. I don’t usually review … Continue reading

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