Category Archives: #Poetry

Exquisite Corpse…It Begins Again!

Open the coffin and raid the mausoleum—it’s time to create another Exquisite Corpse! A line has already been submitted. I’ve fallen in love with this collaborative, ‘village-writes-a-poem’ creation. Now… who’s ready to Corpse again? NO RULES. Let’s see what crazy masterpiece … Continue reading

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Dreaming America: Voices of Undocumented Youth

Poetry, at its highest form, gives a voice to the mute. Scribbled on a scrap of paper, it can become a flag to stand behind. It can become a beacon for the lost to follow. The poetry in Dreaming America … Continue reading

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Ladies of Horror Entertain Darkly

The Ladies of Horror have been at it again, and their flash fictions have been going up over at Nina D’Arcangela’s Spreading the Writer’s Word blog. Prepare to be horrified and entertained—these shorts from some of the best female names in horror share … Continue reading

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New Definition of “Billionaire:” Gives Rather than Takes

A billionaire means you have a billion dollars? Right? According to Jason Silva, that definition is going the way of the dinosaur. What is his new definition of “billionaire?” “The new definition of billionaire is he/she who will positively affect … Continue reading

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Nano Experiments

I love to play with nano fiction. For a writer, it’s a quick fix of ink to keep us going until the next, long scribble session. For readers it’s something quickly consumed with a long savor. Whether you call it … Continue reading

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Exquisite Corpse for July: ‘Toxicated

The third Exquisite Corpse is ready to be exhumed and put on display. This one had no rules so contributors just gave me a random line. I love how they turned out when put together. I feel like there is … Continue reading

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Markets and Jobs for Writers

Erika Dreifus, a freelance writer and book publicist, publishes a weekly list of no-fee, paying competitions, contests, and calls for submissions—plus jobs for those of us who write (especially fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction). She is also the editor and publisher … Continue reading

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Still Life Example

I’ve been occupied with the Horror Writer Association’s online writing workshop I’ve been taking. One of the assignments we’ve been doing are known as “still lifes.” Like a painted still life, we look at something someone else created and try … Continue reading

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Trip to England for Speculative Writers?

The Centre for Science Fiction and Fantasy in Cambridge seeks “a non-UK based writer working in science fiction or fantasy at any stage of their career who is interested in sharing their ideas with researchers, practitioners and students.” The chosen resident … Continue reading

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Congratulations Rhysling Winners!

Congratulations to all of the 2018 Rhysling Award winners! This prestigious award is presented each year by the Science Fiction Poetry Association for the best speculative poetry. You can find the winner biographies and photos here. The Science Fiction & Fantasy … Continue reading

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