Since there are hundreds of publications in the US and abroad that publish poetry, finding the perfect fit for your verses may seem a bit overwhelming. If you’ve been writing and submitting for a while now, then you already have a list of publications on-hand. If you’re yet to publish your first poem or collection… Read more →
The Writing Style of William Shakespeare
Some of the most famous lines in the history of literature come from the writings of William Shakespeare. Shakespeare wrote in iambic pentameter. The results were plays and sonnets that had ten syllables per line and with his plays, these lines were unrhymed.
6 Reasons Prose Writers Should Attempt Poetry
As part of my MFA program, I was told I had to take a class outside of my comfort zone, which happens to be in fiction. I signed up for a poetry class not expecting to like it
How to Write a Haiku: Poetry of simple artform but meaningful expression
A haiku is one of the most beautiful forms of poetry. If you want to try to write a haiku, but don’t know where to begin, read these handy tips.
How to Write a Poem and Wake Up the World
Poetry is not just about fusing words and rhythm. You need to learn how to use your words to wake up the world. Learn how with these writing tips.