Liz Newman is a poet (author of “Hope Between Heartbeats”) and a lifestyle blogger who is madly in love with the written word. She writes poetry book reviews as a regular contributor for “A Better Today Media” and is almost always reading, writing, or reviewing poetic works.

Sharing your writing in a post online is a wonderful way to spotlight your poems—but taking photographs of your poetry collection or typed poem is another great option to create engaging and beautiful content. Don’t have a poetry book yet?

With a new year upon us, many of us are thinking of resolutions and new beginnings. We are pondering what this might look like with uncertainty still clouding our current reality. Through the joyful highs and heartbreaking lows we are

There are so many compelling reasons to start or join a poetry book club. Poetry book clubs are an excellent way to interact with other poetry-lovers, broaden your literary horizons, and gain inspiration for your own writing. While most meetings

There are so many fun and unique poetic forms to try in your writing. We have previously examined sonnets, acrostics, cinquains, haikus, epigrams, and palindromes. Today, we are going to take a look at a few more that you can

In her latest poetry collection, The Dilemma, Danielle Holian takes readers through the cycle of love, loss, and healing in a relationship. Each section is focused on a different stop on the emotional journey, from falling in love to dealing

Brendan De Lucia, also known as WordBender, is a poet who strives to create stories that feel both spontaneous and relatable. With a unique and imaginative style, he uses extensive imagery to create new worlds in his poetry. When asked

With the heaviness of the world, a good collection of poetry can provide an emotional or imaginative escape. It can offer solace and a place to shift your focus to, helping you move into a whole new mindset. Let’s explore

Poetry mentors are such a gift to us as writers, and a great way to show them that is to send them a unique gift that emphasizes our appreciation for them. If you have been looking for exciting ideas for

Previously, we’ve explored how tools like the haiku, the palindrome, and the epigram can help us rethink the way we approach our writing sessions. Let’s continue that exploration with a few more poetic forms to add to your toolbox and

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement that encourages people to give back to their communities and to find ways to help others. Whether it is through a gift of money, time, or kindness, this movement is a call to compassion—and

The holiday season is here already—and with it comes big shopping days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But now, more than ever, it’s important to shop small and support local businesses by celebrating Small Business Saturday. Wondering how you

As the pandemic continues to weigh heavily on our hearts, I want to spotlight a writer who can speak to this season of our lives with an important message about vulnerability. Caroline White, this month’s featured poet, is a mental