Join author Callie Feyen as she takes a look at vampires and the other monsters, including the dreaded lamia. And join us for a poetry prompt — if you dare.
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You don’t know it yet, but you need a little Pearl Jenkins in your life. In a brand new advice column, Adjustments character Pearl Jenkins offers up advice on everything from etiquette to dating.
Poems, perhaps more especially now the ones that talk about bodies, have the means to calm and they make me grateful, like Hoagland, “for the lives I / never have to live again.”
Ghost apples, Oscars for books, the poetry of disengagement and the first lines of things. It’s a new edition of the long lost Top 10 Poetic Picks.
Donna Falcone joined our Artist’s Way book club on a whim—and wrote down a dream. Six years later, a beautiful, unexpected thing has occurred.
Nothing is lost when you take the time to see Shakespeare adapted—in film or on stage.
In our first Born To Be Good book club discussion, Dacher Keltner introduces the jen ratio, a means of measuring the “millisecond manifestations of human goodness.”
Surprisingly, “Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens isn’t one of his best works, but it contains elements of the genius for which he’d become famous.
We wrap up our group reading of The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris, considering the patience of water and things to which we will give long years of our lives.
This month we’re reading The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris together. Join us for a conversation about wishes and curses and, of course, swans (and maybe write a poem to the fairy tale).
Join us during National Poetry Month 2017 to read The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris and write poems to the fairy tale together.
When you wind up in one of those places that feels like it has the makings of a B horror movie, you might as well start telling the story right then. Will Willingham has an adjuster story reminding us of how storytelling can be a way of understanding.
Can a simple question like “What if” be the magic words that open doors and change the world? We wrap up our book club discussion of Kate DiCamillo’s The Magician’s Elephant this week.
The truth is always changing, the fortuneteller says. Perhaps she’s right. Or perhaps more than one thing is true at once. Our discussion of The Magician’s Elephant continues.
In this week’s book club discussion of Kate DiCamillo’s The Magician’s Elephant, we consider the power of names and naming.
Serial fiction presents unique challenges and opportunities for a fiction writer. Will Willingham looks at the process like trying to outrun a gravel truck.
We creative people don’t often think of a website as one of the tools in our poets and writers toolkit, but a good website is one of our best assets. Find out why, and the difference between available options.
Like Kipling’s lullaby, a poem that acknowledges the terrors of the night can help disarm them. Our discussion of Megan Willome’s The Joy of Poetry continues, with a look at poetry and dreams.
How many poems would a woodchuck write if a woodchuck could write poems? We have ten great poems about wood to make any woodchuck smile.
In fiction, are characters there to make the plot happen, or does it work the other way around? Adjustments’ Pearl Jenkins gives us a clue.