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National Poetry Month Poetry Dare: Wisława Szymborska’s “Vocabulary”

36 Comments 02 April 2014

Join us for Week #1 of our National Poetry Month Poetry Dare. We're looking at "Vocabulary" and "An Effort" by Wisława Szymborska. What did you read?

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Fiction Workshop: The Art of Storytelling

3 Comments 31 March 2014

A fiction workshop you won't forget, with leader Gloria Kempton. Kempton has worked with over 10,000 writers to get them to the next level!

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How to Read a Poem Sunglasses

Blog, Books, English Teaching Resources, poetry teaching resources, writer's group resources

How to Read a Poem: The Book

5 Comments 20 February 2014

For the reader new to poetry, Runyan's guide will open your senses to the combined craft and magic known as "poems". For the well versed, if you will, the book might make you fall in love again.

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Poets and Writers Toolkit: Big Idea Creativity

5 Comments 02 December 2013

Our creativity book is filled with stories, illustrations, and activities. And helpful organizing principles like How to Break Down a Large Creative Idea.

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How to Powerfully Build Your Platform

Blog, Book promotion, Workshops, writer's group resources, Writing Business Tips

Writing Workshops: How to Powerfully Build Your Author Platform

16 Comments 30 November 2013

Why do you need an author platform? Maybe you want to get an agent, sell a book proposal, or promote a book—self-published or with a traditional publisher.

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Spin: Creativity Book Giveaway!

2 Comments 12 November 2013

Get a signed copy of our newest creativity book. It will spark your imagination and creativity!

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Blog, Book promotion, writer's group resources, Writing Business Tips

Simple Tips on Finding and Working With a Book Publicist

21 Comments 07 November 2013

Finding and working with a publicist is made simple with these tips from publishing expert Jane Friedman.

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Ghazal Poetry Gazelles

Animal Poems, Blog, Chicken poems, Family Poems, Funny Poems, Ghazal Poems, Humorous Poems, Poems, poetry, poetry teaching resources, Themed Writing Projects, writer's group resources

Ghazal Poetry: Do the Twist Prompt

6 Comments 14 October 2013

Ghazal poetry sometimes asks the big questions. Who am I? Why am I here? And, for that matter, why are you?

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Fiction Jumpstart Workshop Fall 2013

4 Comments 09 October 2013

Dream of writing the breakout novel? You need to start somewhere. Begin today, with our Fiction Workshop taught by bestselling author Anthony Connolly.

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Tattoo poetry

Adam and Eve Poems, Blog, love poems, love poetry, Ode Poems, Poems, poetry, poetry teaching resources, Themed Writing Projects, writer's group resources, writing prompts

Tattoo Poetry: Ode on a Grecian Urn Prompt

5 Comments 23 September 2013

Tattoo poetry is permanent poetry—captured by the body that bears it. There's a sense in which it is locked in time and form, much the way the painted Greek lovers were perpetually locked to the vase in "Ode on a Grecian Urn."

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Tattoo Poetry

Grief Poems, love poems, love poetry, Tattoo Poems, Tattoos, Themed Writing Projects, writer's group resources, writing prompts

Tattoo Poetry: Inked with an Author Prompt

2 Comments 09 September 2013

Get inked with your author; give us a poem that tells the tale.

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Tattoo Songs Poetry

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Best Tattoo Songs: Plus, Poetry

15 Comments 02 September 2013

To kick off this month's new Tattoo poetry theme, we gathered a list of the best tattoo songs we could find.

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Bottle Poetry

Animal Poems, Blog, Bottled & Canned, Dog Poems, poetry teaching resources, writer's group resources, writing prompts

Bottled & Canned: A Keeping Poetry Prompt

14 Comments 19 August 2013

Have you ever found a bottle worth keeping? Have you ever collected a whole colorful line? Put it in poetry.

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Rumors of the Writing Life Workshop

Blog, Workshops, writer's group resources, Writing Life

Writing Workshop: The Writing Life

26 Comments 15 August 2013

A writing workshop that will go beyond the usual fare, as it helps you develop a lasting writing life.

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