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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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Two Classic Books: Latest Comments from Readers!

My original inspiration for writing haiku was “Haiku: This Other World” by Richard Wright. My original education to write quality, publishable poems was “Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All,” by you, of course!!! I can’t thank you enough … Continue reading

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Almost All 99 Seats Taken for This Free Workshop

Hurry and Register! Charlotte Digregorio will give a free ZOOM poetry workshop, sponsored by the Winnetka (IL) Public Library. “Write & Publish Great Poetry” is slated for Sunday, April 18, 2 to 3:30 p.m. (Chicago-USA Time). For information and registration, … 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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A Lifeline: Reading and Writing

Whether we are religious or not, our spirituality is often rooted in the writing we do. We observe things around us and in nature, and we write about them. We write from the heart, and in doing so, we enter … 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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Do You Miss Typewriters?

Every once in awhile, I get nostalgic, and bring out my old manual typewriter. I brought this “Torpedo” to college with me, and I actually have a big old Remington typewriter from the 1950s in storage that belonged to my … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: July 1, 2020

high tide it comes and goes       by Robyn Hood Black  (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 43:1, Winter 2020

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