Category Archives: Writing

Plan and Set Goals as a Writer

This pandemic has lasted longer than what we initially thought it would. Though solitude often goes hand-in-hand with being a writer, sometimes too much solitude makes us less effective as writers. Now, more than ever, I find it necessary to … Continue reading

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Connect with Writers on this Blog through Social Media

If you like the pieces by certain writers featured on this blog, connect with them through Facebook, Twitter, and other social media. Some writers featured here have WordPress blogs, too. And many have published books, so look for their books … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Barbara Eaton

Dream Weavers   I spin fantasies Jasmine dreams Water lily fictions All about you, my love All about you. My daydreams Climb snowy Himalayan mountains My nightdreams Rest in warm California pools. All about you, my love All about you. … Continue reading

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Has the Pandemic Made You More or Less Productive as a Writer?

Readers and Followers: Please comment below. • More or Less Productive as a Writer? Why? • What are you writing? Poetry? Short Short Stories, etc.? • Are they pandemic-related or something else? Thanks. Charlotte

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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: https://www.msn.com/en-ae/news/other/world-creativity-and-innovation-day-uae-fighting-coronavirus-with-advanced-smart-technology/ar-BB12V6wV I quote a passage from the link above that I find interesting: Creativity and … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: April 9, 2020

still no word a gull cry threads the twilight     by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Presence, Issue No. 66, March 2020

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Daily Haiku: March 28, 2020

winter commute scent of roses from a street vendor by Eufemia Griffo (Italy) Hedgerow, #110, 2017  

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Important Announcement: Get Your Poetry Published in an Attractive Anthology!

Robert Epstein, longtime author, and editor of professionally-produced anthologies, has yet another project underway. Check out his list of some of his books on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Robert+Epstein+haiku&ref=nb_sb_noss_2 And, don’t miss this great new opportunity! If you’ve never sent work into Robert, … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 26, 2020

funeral her first journey alone   Marta Chocilowska  (Poland) First Place 16th European Quarterly Kukai, December 2016

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 22, 2020–A Haiku Sequence by Roberta Beary

Shaking the Snow Globe    new time zone snow fills the palm of st francis   frozen windowsill seashells from another life     blizzard bleak house opens to page one     icicles melting down the wishing well     … Continue reading

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