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Featured Poem 8/12 – “The Present” 0

Featured Poem 8/12 – “The Present”

The Present by Philip Levine   The day comes slowly in the railyard behind the ice factory. It broods on one cinder after another until each glows like lead or the eye of a dog...

Poetic Forms Winner: The Terza Rima 0

Poetic Forms Winner: The Terza Rima

Hi everyone, if you don’t know what a Terza Rima is yet, then go find out and we’ll be waiting for you on the other side! This week only one person entered and before...

Novels and Nonsense #3 – Opening Chapters 0

Novels and Nonsense #3 – Opening Chapters

Anyone who’s ever received a first chapter review from me will have probably been a victim of my ‘opening chapters are vitally important’ preach. As annoying as my preaching may be though, it is...

Writer, Agent, Editor: Careers in Publishing 1

Writer, Agent, Editor: Careers in Publishing

I’m an English major, so I would love to know more about careers in publishing. One of the things I find people don’t know about publishing is exactly how many jobs you can do...

Proudly Psychopathic by Kevikur 1

Proudly Psychopathic by Kevikur

Hey there, and here’s for another round of Featuring Fiction here at our very own lovely YWS! In case you missed the first issue of Featuring Fiction, I’ll be scouring short stories (and once...

Poetic Forms: The Terza Rima 3

Poetic Forms: The Terza Rima

Hello Everyone! Welcome to week three of poetic forms, where every week I introduce a different type of poem and invite you to give it a go! As an added incentive to take part,...

Quote of the Week #25 0

Quote of the Week #25

“In writing. Don’t use adjectives which merely tell us how you want us to feel about the thing you are describing. I mean, instead of telling us a thing was “terrible,” describe it so that we’ll...

Featured Poem 8/5 – “Safe Despair it is that raves—” 1

Featured Poem 8/5 – “Safe Despair it is that raves—”

Safe Despair it is that raves— by Emily Dickinson   1243 Safe Despair it is that raves— Agony is frugal. Puts itself severe away For its own perusal. Garrisoned no Soul can be In the...

Iggy’s Alphabet {B} 3

Iggy’s Alphabet {B}

Welcome to Iggy’s alphabet! It’s just my little corner of Writing Gooder, where I take a certain word, beginning with the letter of the alphabet I am currently on, and write about it! Today’s...