Selecting artwork for your chapbook or book is one of the most rewarding and exciting aspects of the publishing process. When deciding on cover art, you are searching for the right image, photo, or illustration that captures the essence of
Submitting your work to literary magazines can be intimidating, especially if you’ve never done it before. Maybe you’re wondering how to write a cover letter, or how to keep track of your poetry submissions, or even what the basics of
If you love novels and you love poetry, why not try writing a novel-in-verse, also known as a verse novel? This emerging hybrid genre combines the elements of plot with the beauty of poetry. While the genre is considered modern
You may have seen them advertised in magazines such as Ploughshares, Poets and Writers, and The Writer’s Chronicle. The ads show images of poets holding pens and journals, writing near a serene lake or a remote location like a cottage
Everyone experiences writing dry spells from time to time. It sometimes feels like we are searching the confines of our minds for creativity and inspiration, but maybe our next muse is just waiting to be found in the books, magazines,
Has your heart felt heavy lately? Have you been left feeling down and discouraged with no idea how to write your way through what you’re experiencing? Writing an ode can be a great way to begin navigating complex emotional terrain.
Last summer, Instagram announced a new feature called Reels that is focused on short, interactive videos. Instagram’s official announcement states that the feature “invites you to create fun videos to share with your friends or anyone on Instagram. Record and
Query letters can be an important step in finding an agent or reaching out to a small press. Simply put, the succinct and formal query letter (typically a single page) has one key purpose: enticing an agent or publisher to
It’s officially the holiday season, albeit it may look different this year. When bright lights and merry music fill the air, the feeling stirred inside each of us is unique. This is the perfect opportunity for an exercise in perspectives.
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
From workout routines to meditation reminders, there’s an app for almost everything. This technology can inspire us to make time in our schedules, commit to a regular practice, and continually improve upon any talent or activity. For these reasons and