It’s a very haunted Christmas in “The Box of Delights” and “The Children of the Green Knowe.” The night is dark, but the kids are all right.
What makes a plot worthy of writing? Get past societal assumptions about stories, and write a great plot without conflict.
Tania Runyan writes a pantoum, a winding homage to the cups of sun and gold known as the California poppy in her Flowers of California series.
Come write a poem, to celebrate the release of the TS Classic edition of A Christmas Carol! This edition has prompts from poet Megan Willome.
Get ready to be enchanted by this nature poems video, created especially for Earth Song: A Nature Poems Experience. We’d love to read a poem you write, inspired by your favorite moment!
For poet Angela Alaimo O’Donnell, “Holy Land” has many definitions, encompassing not only the geographic but also those of lived experience.
Haiku is best in times of stress. Callie Feyen teaches participants in an Advent workshop—and us—to write How to Wait haiku.
Emily Brontë holds us Spellbound with her poem “The night is darkening round me.” Come dance in the dark with us.
Poet Laura Dheepa R. Maturi shares a game that brought family, generations (and Jane Austen) together in poignant whimsy.
In “Her Joy Becomes,” poet Andrea Potos invites the reader into her mind and her heart to experience what her mother meant to her.
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How do you be grateful, especially when it’s the worst possible time for gratitude? Author Callie Feyen talke you through it (with scones).
We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on Alaska, whose flag makes you look up at the night sky.
“Poets of the Civil War” by J.D. McClatchy is a small volume that manages to capture the magnitude of the American Civil War.
What book helps you write from your wounded and wonderful heart? Author Callie Feyen discusses teaching “Walk Two Moons.”
Have you been looking for a picture book about Queen Elizabeth II’s legacy? Little Golden Books has got you covered.
“As FolkTaleTeller,” the new poetry chapbook by Paul Brookes, includes 33 poems that tell the stories of English folk tales.
Write from your now, using all five senses and the present moment. Callie Feyen follows poetry advice she learned in Washington, D.C.
“Charlotte’s Web” a medieval novel? Join author Megan Willome as she gives a different perespective on the classic story.
Meet Tweetspeak’s incoming Poet Laura, Dheepa Maturi, who promises a deep exploration of chocolate and an invitation to walk lightly together.