Category Archives: Writing

Wordsmiths: Don’t Miss This Great Book!

You don’t have to be naturally creative. All you need is Selma Glasser’s classic book, The Analogy Book of Related Words: Your Secret Shortcut to Power Writing. You can excel at wordsmithing! I don’t usually review books, but this one … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss This Holiday Special: Be a Better, Widely -Published Writer

Be a Better, Well-Published Writer! Just in time for the holidays, I’m making a special offer to my loyal readers and followers in the U.S.  If you purchase one copy of “Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All” or one copy … Continue reading

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Register Now: Virtual Poetry Critique Roundtable!

Have you written a poem for publication, a family scrapbook, a greeting card to a friend, or for a special occasion? If you would like input from fellow writers on how to improve it, attend this helpful free critique led … Continue reading

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Free Haiku Workshop for Beginners Through Zoom

Free Haiku Workshop  (Zoom) Beginning haiku poets will learn all about the art of haiku and senryu and getting them published in a free Zoom workshop, open to all, through the Winnetka (IL) Public Library, Sunday, Sept. 19,  2 to … Continue reading

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Seats Going Fast for Free Poetry Workshop!

  Ninety-nine seats are going  fast! You can register now!     Charlotte Digregorio will give a free ZOOM poetry workshop, (open to all from everywhere), sponsored by the Winnetka (IL) Public Library. “Write & Publish Great Poetry” is slated for … Continue reading

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Thank You! Special Offer Extended

Thank you to all of you who ordered Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All and Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing, taking advantage of my special holiday offer. One follower emailed me yesterday because he missed the Dec. … Continue reading

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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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