Tag Archives: Writing for Publication

Good Poetry Is Art That Speaks

Remember Plutarch, the Greek historian? I remember reading about him the first time in high school. Plutarch said: Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Writing poetry, whether haiku, senryu, or some other form, is creating art, … Continue reading

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Feature Articles: Get These Ten Great Ideas!

I discuss ten popular topics of feature articles in my book, Beginners’ Guide to Writing & Selling Quality Features, that I wrote several years ago when I taught journalism. I will list them here. These are especially suitable for local … Continue reading

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Haiku Is Healing

Every week, I give a haiku workshop somewhere, mainly at libraries, bookstores, and through writer’s organizations. I’m celebrating my new book, Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All. I guess you could say I live and breathe haiku. Two … Continue reading

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Schedule Released for The Cradle of American Haiku Festival

Here it is! The schedule/description of events for The Cradle of American Haiku Festival to be held Friday through Sunday, July 25-27 at The Foundry Books, 105 Commerce St., Mineral Point, WI. It is being combined with the National Meeting … Continue reading

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Haiku Contest Update

Dear Readers, In my last post, I mentioned a haiku contest on Wilda Morris’ blog: http://www.wildamorris.blogspot.com She neglected to put some entry details. Therefore, please read the update below: August 2013 Poetry Challenge: As you have doubtless figured out by … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss The Annual National Meeting of the Haiku Society of America in Evanston, IL

National Meeting of the Haiku Society of America

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Haikufest 2013 in Metro Chicago A Success!

Seats were filled at the Haiku Society of America Midwest Region’s Haikufest at the Winnetka (IL) Public Library, Sunday, April 7. Media publicity, including a full-page feature article previewing the event in the local paper, resulted in many new faces … Continue reading

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