Category Archives: Writing Books

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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Feature Articles: Get These Ten Great Ideas!

I discuss ten popular topics of feature articles in my book, Beginners’ Guide to Writing & Selling Quality Features, that I wrote several years ago when I taught journalism. I will list them here. These are especially suitable for local … Continue reading

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Networking for Authors, Poets, and All Writers

Writers are often solitary types who work alone and spend hours each week without communicating with others.  As a writer, I always look for opportunities each month to get involved in activities where I will meet other writers, authors, publishers, … Continue reading

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Shake those Winter Doldrums with Haiku

Winter can get awfully depressing. For a certain period of time after the holidays, there is  a feeling of letdown. Maybe you had an active holiday season with family and friends hanging around. Regardless, now, it’s back to the grind. … Continue reading

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Haiku Is Healing

Every week, I give a haiku workshop somewhere, mainly at libraries, bookstores, and through writer’s organizations. I’m celebrating my new book, Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All. I guess you could say I live and breathe haiku. Two … Continue reading

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Come to the Haiku Workshop/Competition at The Buddhist Temple of Chicago

Calling All Haikuists and Friends: I will be leading a haiku workshop and judging the haiku competition  at The Buddhist Temple of Chicago’s Summer Festival this Sunday, June 22. (1151 W. Leland Ave.)  My workshop will be at 1:15 p.m., … Continue reading

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Updates on Events at the Cradle of American Haiku Festival and National Meeting of the Haiku Society of America

Haikuists and Friends, Just want to bring you up to date on the Cradle of American Haiku Festival that will be combined with the National Meeting of the Haiku Society of America. They will be held Friday through Sunday, July … Continue reading

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