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How should you react to a bad critique? 2

How should you react to a bad critique?

Sharing your work online is tough. You never know how people are going to react, and what you consider to be your best writing may end up being called a mess by others. Fortunately,...

Featured Poem 9/30 – “Geese” 0

Featured Poem 9/30 – “Geese”

Geese by¬†Michael Shorb   Just north of Valley Falls rust mustard hue of fading autumn chills the marsh last storm of Canadian geese stuns the flyway imprinted engines of feathers and cries. I wonder...

What Else You Should Be Reading: Words Without Borders 4

What Else You Should Be Reading: Words Without Borders

Let’s get real. How many of you can name a contemporary author who writes in a language other than English? A poet? A journalist? Words Without Borders is a publication driven by the idea...

Poetic Forms: Double Dactyl 5

Poetic Forms: Double Dactyl

Hello Everyone! Welcome to week ten of poetic forms! This is also going to be the last week for now so instead of having until Sunday to submit your poem, you have until the...

Featured Poem 9/23 – “Autumn Movement” 0

Featured Poem 9/23 – “Autumn Movement”

Autumn Movement by Carl Sandburg   I cried over beautiful things knowing no beautiful thing lasts. The field of cornflower yellow is a scarf at the neck of the copper sunburned woman, the mother...

Poetic Forms Winner: Lament 0

Poetic Forms Winner: Lament

Last week we looked at how to write a Lament, which is a very open form where the writer explores a feeling of loss or guilt. It’s a very emotion driven form of poetry,...

What Else You Should Be Reading: Query Shark 2

What Else You Should Be Reading: Query Shark

Writing, says nearly everyone in the entire writing world, is about rejection. You should be proud of your rejections, they say. Count them. Frame them. Relish them, because rejection is how you learn what...

Plagiarism vs. Copyright Infringement 2

Plagiarism vs. Copyright Infringement

Plagiarism and copyright infringement often get confused together, which makes sense. The two are often used interchangeably, and they often pop up together. If you plagiarise something, you’ve probably also committed copyright infringement. However,...