Monthly Archives: July 2016

Go F***** Yourself – 9 Tips

Here is a reblog of a fellow blogger’s tips to improve your blog and attract more readers. Thank you, Simply Marquessa.

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Why Authors Beg For Blurbs

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? Before I got my first book published, a novelist I knew quipped, “The only thing worse than not being published is being published.”  I had no idea what he meant, but I…

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Intro to Poetry: Day 6 — Screen, Enjambment

The definition of Enjambment as a poetic device is a bit more complex and interesting than expressed in this class’s resource page. But the overall meaning is essentially the same. For some good examples from classic poets, click on the … Continue reading

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Intro to Poetry: Day 5–Imperfect, Limerick

Day 5 of Intro to Poetry has me writing a poem on the subject “imperfect.” It’s a topic about which I can generate tomes. The “try it” format is the limerick. My decision is to write about the current foci … Continue reading

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Frozen Zentangled

Here is some lovely Zentangles art from a fellow blogger. She explains how she proceeded, too–that’s the best part.

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Atlantis Award Poetry Submissions Welcome

Originally posted on the poet's billow:
The Atlantis Award is given to a single best poem. The winning poet receives $200 and will be featured in an interview on The Poet’s Billow web site. The winning poem will be…

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Blogging Tip|Tags & Categories

Originally posted on The Richness of a Simple Life:
Tags and categories are an important part of blogging. When you publish a post, your followers will get an email notification or see it hit the Reader. How others find that…

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MWN Blog Archive Paid Publishing Opportunities for July 19th, 2016

Originally posted on Motown Writers Network . . . Michigan Literary Network:
Paid Publishing Opportunities For Writers 7 Magazines that Pay $250 Per Article These magazines are seeking submissions from freelance writers. Keep reading… Chicken Soup for the Soul: $200 Per Story or…

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Intro to Poetry: Day 4–Journey and Simile

Today’s prompt for Intro to Poetry is journey. As an extra feature, include a simile.  Struggling…struggling… Maybe this will work. (By the way, this is not autobiographical.) A Journey Damaged The flight to the isle of St. Martin was like a long ride … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Slot

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
If you’d like to see your work in my Guest Writer Spot, please contact me here or by e-mail: I accept stories, poems, articles – in fact, anything and everything. All you have to do…

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