Category Archives: writers

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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Hang In There, Writers!

Alfred Nobel said: If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied. This is a good thought for writers to remember as they send out queries or pieces to be published. I … Continue reading

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You are a Writer, Whether or Not You Believe It

Tell yourself you are a writer and believe it. You’ll become a professional writer before long. I work more than an eight-hour day, and more than a five-day work week. I am always productive as a writer whether or not … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 20, 2017

the singer’s mandolin– each and every curve of this country road by Ben Moeller-Gaa  (USA) Modern Haiku, 47:2, 2016

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Your Responses to Describing Yourself as a Writer

Thanks to all who responded to my recent survey about describing yourself as a writer in just one word. There were fifty-five responses. (If I’ve inadvertently forgotten anyone’s response, please let me know.)   It’s interesting that some of you … Continue reading

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Describe Yourself as a Writer Using Just One Word

Dear Contributors and Readers: When I think of myself as a writer, I can come up with both favorable and unfavorable words to describe myself.  A few that come to mind are: impetuous, wayward, and cerebral. For anyone who is … Continue reading

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Your Responses to Describing “The Art of Writing”

Dear Readers,   Many thanks to all for responding with your one word to describe “The Art of Writing.” A few people duplicated words, but I decided to run them anyway.   If I have forgotten to run anyone’s word, … Continue reading

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