Tag Archives: Beginning Writers

Special: A Haiku Guide That Benefits All

In the midst of reviewing some haiku books during the past week, it suddenly struck me that I can be self-serving and promote my own book for the holidays, too! If you want to improve your haiku writing skills, teach … Continue reading

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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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Daily Haiku: July 13, 2017

between the clothesline and the grey-green horizon much left unsaid       by Lin Geary  (Canada) The Touch of a Moth 35th Haiku Canada Members’ Anthology, 2012  

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Daily Haiku: July 12, 2017

wildflowers . . . great are the affairs of  bees by Julie Warther  (USA) tinywords, Issue #16, March 30, 2016  

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Daily Haiku: July 6, 2017

antelope the humming of wind in barbed wire     by Debbie Strange, (Canada) Honorable Mention Lyrical Passion Poetry World Haiku Competition, 2015  

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Daily Haiku: June 22, 2017

that one kid with the plastic whistle– evening heat by Cherie Hunter Day  (USA) Modern Haiku, 45:3, 2014  

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