Exploring Poetry – Creativity and Trauma

This month’s poetry guest blog is a post on creativity and grief/trauma. (Check out previous Exploring Poetry posts). Rue Spark’s story they share below with us today is poignant, enthralling, and carries a message of how creativity helps you make sense of the world. Rue has written several online articles and published multiple works with awards. I’m excited to have Read More …

April 2024 Author Updates

Time for my monthly recap and author updates. April had mostly good weather, which means my flowers are starting to decorate my landscape. It was poetry month, and I had an author event. Keep reading for updates! It’s also a IWSG Wednesday (what’s that? read on!) and the question posed this month is about distraction. This month I am: Author Read More …

Exploring Poetry – Poetic Forms

Kicking off this month’s poetry blog, as it is National Poetry Month, is a post on poetic forms. I’m having a guest come and post on my blog each month talking about poetry from the various poetic forms to what poetry means to them. To start, I have Mona Mehas posting today about forms with examples from her poetry. Like Read More …

April Poetry Month: Celebrating Verse and Creativity

Welcome to April and… April is National Poetry Month! Last year I used this month to prep my science fiction and fantasy poetry, including writing several new pieces, for my soon-to-be-released collection, Imaginari. This month, I am planning on participating in a poem-a-day challenge where I write a new poem every day, and I’ll be attending an open mic event Read More …