Category Archives: writers

Don’t Miss The Limerick Contest!

Readers and Followers: Don’t miss out on the Limerick Contest that I’m judging for the Winnetka-Northfield (IL) Public Library District. Submit your entry ASAP! Good Luck! Charlotte Digregorio

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Leading Lives with Purpose through Reading and Writing Haiku & Senryu

I recently asked one question of haikuists and senryuists worldwide. I contacted the newsletter editors of the Haiku Society of America and Haiku Canada to post a notice about the question; I posted the notice on my blog that has … Continue reading

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Do You Miss Typewriters?

Every once in awhile, I get nostalgic, and bring out my old manual typewriter. I brought this “Torpedo” to college with me, and I actually have a big old Remington typewriter from the 1950s in storage that belonged to my … Continue reading

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Today is “World Creativity and Innovation Day”

Dear Readers and Followers: How are you being creative on World Creativity and Innovation Day? That’s today! Here is some background on this designated day: I quote a passage from the link above that I find interesting: Creativity and … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 25, 2019

senryu writer’s block the dictionary broken into three volumes kjmunro (Canada), Author contractions, 2019

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Daily Haiku: May 17, 2019

his goodbye– the sun too lost in fog   by Jill Lange  (USA) Mayfly, No. 62, 2017

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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

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 7, 2017

senryu a metal slug in the vending machine free snacks by Lee Nash (France/England) Haiku in the Workplace, Sept. 13, 2017  

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Tell Us Who Your Favorite Writer Is

Who is your favorite writer? It can be someone living or deceased, of any nationality, and of any genre. Please let us know by responding below with your favorite writer’s name and genre of writing. Also include your name and … Continue reading

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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

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