Parenting is hard—sure—but writing believable parents is hard too. Megan Willome writes letters to three sets of fictional parents.
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Sometimes the best place to develop character is in an in between space—be it the multiverse or the bardo. Come rediscover President Lincoln.
The tale of “Tess of the D’Urbervilles” is a tale as old as time. That’s why we still need its perspective.
Madness is the coin that opens our hearts to story. Join us as we consider the madness and sanity of Cervantes’ Don Quixote.
Truth, beauty, and science co-exist in magical ways in Tony M. Marzluff’s “In the Company of Crows and Ravens.”
It’s one thing when a narrator keeps secrets. It’s another when an author keeps them. Join us for “The Remains of the Day.”
Like a poet, Agatha Christie doesn’t waste a single detail. Join us as we read “Death on the Nile” through the theme of Perspective.
This year we are reading generously through the theme of Perspective. Grab your perspective glass and join us.
Callie Feyen reflects on Frankenstein, Auggie and Me, and the generosity of perspective in understanding another and being human together.
In “Making Darkness Light,” Joe Moshenska considers the life and poetry of John Milton to make sense of his own life.
What simple poems can you write from the stuff of your days? Callie Feyen she considers the role of simplicity for frustrated writers.
Writing a lot of poems on a single subject can surprise the writer with unexpected gifts. Find out what Megan Willome learned while writing 30+ crow poems.
Are you stuck in your writing process? Try a vision board. Callie Feyen’s incorporates bee hives and dragon claws.
Travel into the imaginative worlds of The Shivering Ground, in this gorgeous video that truly captures the soul of the stories.
The diamante poem has a shape that illustrates the connection between opposites. Learn how to write a diamante with this fun explanation + poetry prompt!
The clerihew is a form poem that “has rhyme and attitude.” Learn how to write a clerihew with this fun explanation + poetry prompt!
Form poetry for children? Yes! But also for you, at any age. Writing a poem in form can wake up a sleepy idea and make it bright.
Change your heart. Change your mood. Change a day that you have rued. Let’s read “Dust of Snow” then “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes.
How do you read poetry? “It is enough to enter,” says Todd Boss. Author Callie Feyen uses Todd’s poem to give you the easy secrets to poetry reading!
The 22 paired poems and photographs of “Transit” by Kelly Belmonte and Tom Darin Liskey collectively move the heart and stir the soul.