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The Best in Poetry: This Month’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

3 Comments 26 March 2015

Writing conferences pert'near South Dakota, making carrots into clarinets, art you can't see unless it's raining. It has to be our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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A More Beautiful Question: Improving the Questions We Ask

3 Comments 25 March 2015

In this week's book club discussion of Warren Berger's 'A More Beautiful Question,' we consider how to improve our questions before we jump to answer them.

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A More Beautiful Question: What If You Sleep On It? (Book Club)

16 Comments 18 March 2015

Think you can do your work in your sleep? Warren Berger suggests that we might do our best creative thinking when we're asleep. Join us for our A More Beautiful Question book club discussion.

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A More Beautiful Question: Thinking in Questions (Book Club)

24 Comments 11 March 2015

What if we didn't stop asking questions when we got to a certain age? Join us in our first installment of the A More Beautiful Question book club.

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The Best in Poetry: Top Ten Poetic Picks

4 Comments 12 February 2015

Writing your way to a better life, Langston doodles, literary restaurant reviews and becoming mermaids. It's our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Artist Date: A February March

8 Comments 11 February 2015

Want to open up your creativity? Maybe you need an Artist's Date. Bundle up and take a winter's walk on the ice with LW Lindquist.

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Become a Better Writer: I Am Not a Robot

39 Comments 28 January 2015

In this look at automation in creative work, Charity Singleton Craig ponders how being like a robot can help you become a better writer, and whether she should plan a career shift toward being personal assistant to a robot.

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The Best in Poetry: Top Ten Poetic Picks

5 Comments 18 September 2014

Your novel's optimum length is shorter than a bridge. A literary time capsule. Team building for the self-employed. It's our Top 10 Poetic Picks.

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The Best in Poetry: Top Ten Poetic Picks

10 Comments 31 July 2014

Trouble in the Little Free Libraries, the shocking truth about boredom, words to make your poetry legit, Neruda's new old poems, and why Tim Tebow sells more books than Billy Collins. It's the best in poetry (and poetic things in our latest Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Top Ten Tips for a Summer Staycation

9 Comments 10 July 2014

You deserve a vacation. And we say you should give yourself one. Only don't leave home. Try these ten tips for a great summer staycation. (Post that on your Instagram, baby.)

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Image-ine Poetry: “Girl in Street” by Lisa Hess Hesselgrave

26 Comments 28 March 2014

Writing poetry from art ignites creativity. For this Image-ine exercise, join Maureen Doallas as she responds to Lisa Hess Hesselgrave's "Girl in Street."

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Image-ine Poetry: “Plywood Archer #1″ by Lisa Hess Hesselgrave

13 Comments 21 February 2014

Writing poetry from art ignites creativity. For this Image-ine exercise, join Maureen Doallas and Lisa Hess Hesselgrave, as they aim high with their art.

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How to Become a Better Writer: Blue Spring Florida Artist Date

2 Comments 14 February 2014

I arrive at the Blue Spring boil, where manatees dive deep, and flirt, and play, reminding me how to become a better writer.

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This Month’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

3 Comments 30 January 2014

The worst state to borrow books for fictional children, what memoir is not, revising everything from poetry to the NSA. It's our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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