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Monthly Archives: September 2011
Faith can carry you through bad times. Bad times can inspire good writing. So, when I went through a personal dark time of the soul, it made sense to turn to Joan of Arc, another woman who went through some very challenging times…
Poetry is not a tame art.
It doesn’t keep to where it’s told to. It pops out at you when you least expect it.
And it isn’t always formal, and delicate, either…
The important point is that giving yourself a deadline can bring your writing to life…..
They say “write what you know”. It’s easier to write about automobiles, television and the Internet, because both you and your reader know how these things work, so you only need a minimal amount of explanation or description. But what … Continue reading
“If you are in difficulties with a book, try the element of surprise:
attack it at an hour when it isn’t expecting it.”
H.G. Wells (1866-1946)
And here’s another piece of my work; a Spencerian sonnet from February of 1996.
I was at Lakewood Renaissance Faire last weekend when I met, by chance, with a wandering poet…. Continue reading
In a previous post (“Five Ways to Find Time for Writing”), we looked at some ways to find writing time in our hyper-busy lives.
But five ways are not enough. So here’s five more ways to find time for writing…
Having spent last weekend at the Lakewood Renaissance Faire, on this coming weekend, it is my delight to be starting the first of four weekends from September 24th to October 16th at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire in Hebron, Ct.