Tag Archives: poetry

Writing Tip: Found Object Poetry

When I was in the theater, I ran across a unit for creating characters by taking found objects and listing characteristics of the object to build aspects of your character. For example: This fern might be characterized as vulnerable delicate … Continue reading

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Newly Resolved…

I was reading Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered today, and one of the things that fellow Austinite Austin Kleon emphasizes is that you should keep the audience engaged with the work and show your process … Continue reading

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The Austin International Poetry Festival 2014

Wow. Simply wow. I am a writer of many things, but at heart, I am a poet. Any chance to share poetry is a chance to share my soul. And, with April being National Poetry Month, there is nothing like … Continue reading

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Standing Out from the Crowd

  Today as I wandered the 85th Annual Zilker Kite Festival in Austin, Texas, I found my mind turning again to marketing and how it relates to writing. And when I saw the situation above, I realized I had found my … Continue reading

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I had a marvelous time at the San Gabriel Writers League meeting, and they were so wonderfully welcoming. I was terribly nervous when I got there, because I wasn’t sure what I had to offer. But when the first thing … Continue reading

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4/8/11 — National Poetry Month

April is officially National Poetry Month. As a poet, I can’t let that slide without recognition, now can I? Take a moment sometime this month, when you need a respite from taxes and tedium and read a poem. Maybe you’ll … Continue reading

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RieView: “Living Færie: Looking for the Green Man” — 4 Stars

I have been trading poetry books with several poets on the Amazon Poetry Forum. Here is the first review I posted on Amazon as a result: John A. Mills’ poetry in Living Færie: Looking for the Green Man is a … Continue reading

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