William Bortz on Wondering, Writing, and the Gift of Rituals
“A day so happy. Fog lifted early, I worked in the garden. Hummingbirds were stopping over honeysuckle flowers. There was no thing on earth I wanted to possess. I knew no one worth my envying him. Whatever evil I had suffered, I forgot. To think that
4 Ways to Volunteer from Home as a Writer
If you’re a poet, you may wish to apply your writing skills to other creative endeavors, job prospects, or opportunities. A simple way to expand your skill set, develop your craft, and expand your network is through volunteering—plus, you gain the
4 Quick Tips for an At-Home Writer’s Workshop
Writing may feel lonely at times, but having a support system is integral to any writer’s success. These support systems can be formed in a number of places, whether it be in school, at work, online, or through friends and
Spring Writing Tips: Gardening Edition
Spring has officially sprung—which means it’s time to gather your shovels, shears, and soil! Sprinkle some seeds, water each day, and watch them grow. Just like your garden, your writing craft requires attention to detail and consistent, intentional care. Moreover, like
5 Exercises to Cure Writer’s Block
You sit down to write, but slowly the blank page wraps around your brain like a straightjacket.
How to Create Your Own Blackout Poem
Blackout poetry is a great exercise for writers, as it asks us to focus on selecting a limited number of words to create new meanings.