Tag Archives: Authors

Being an Author Means Doing Publicity & Events

If anyone out there thinks that an author’s job is done once the book has been published, you are mistaken. In fact, once the book is published, your work has really just begun! You must then put on your “Publicity … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 13, 2020

A bamboo pole; I’ll go hunting Sputnik tonight by Toshio Kimura  (Japan), Author Là-bas, 2001 Many of you will remember Toshio Kimura, Author, Poet, and Professor of Comparative Literature at Nihon University (Japan) from the 2013 Haiku Society of America … Continue reading

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Improve Your Haiku This New Year!

Thank you to everyone who has written fabulous comments about my book, Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All. Further, thank you to the more than 75 reviewers and editors for their outstanding reviews! Whenever authors publish how-to writing guides, they … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 7, 2020

empty house– the silence of snow falling on snow by Jay Friedenberg (USA), Author One Rock Out of Place

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Authors: Connect with Your Readers

I am celebrating a milestone this month.  I have been an author for 39 years! I have learned many things, but the most important thing is to connect with my readers. I never pass up an opportunity to speak or … Continue reading

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The Haiku Foundation Reveals “Touchstone Distinguished Books Awards” Shortlist

The Haiku Foundation recently announced its coveted Touchstone Awards  (https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/04/30/the-touchstone-awards-2017-a-reprise/), with Red Moon Press books winning one award and receiving an Honorable Mention for another. The Press placed five books on the shortlist: Tokaido (https://www.redmoonpress.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=32&products_id=260), by Terry Ann Carter. Terry … Continue reading

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Digregorio receives Illinois Governnor’s Commendation

by Alice Andresen Charlotte Digregorio  recently received an Official Commendation from Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner for her 38 years of accomplishments as an author, speaker, university educator, writing judge, and exhibitor, advancing and promoting the literary arts for the benefit … Continue reading

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