Best Books for Writers

In the beginning of July I had some splendid writing-days consisting of me writing my own story over/across/on-top-of a beautiful story I was reading (almost like a palimpsest). I read and wrote side by side, letting the words I read inspire & drive my own thoughts and feelings. old manuscript containing the earliest surviving writings…

Patchwork poem

… an ongoing investigation into form…  Today I’d like to share a writing prompt from Poets & Writers:  A cento, Latin for “patchwork,” is a poem composed entirely of fragments and lines taken from other poems and/or written sources. Try creating your own patchwork poem by incorporating lines from various poems in a poetry anthology….

The Time Is Now!

Have you ever visited Poets & Writers? The most important and underrated factor in a writer’s success is discipline.  Its really very simple: If you want to be a writer … focus on the writing! However, finding the time and inspiration to write is not always easy. That’s where creative writing prompts and exercises can help. The Time Is Now…