Archive for the 'Poetry' Category

National Flash Fiction Day 2013

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

It is National Flash Fiction Day – I am not performing or anything unlike last year but I am going to see my friend Dan Holloway perform in Bristol Lots of ebooks and things are being given away so I thought I would join in with 24 hours of The Doomsday Collection being downloadable for […]

No Strings Attached Poetry Booklet

Monday, February 11th, 2013

I made some visual poetry booklets out of card, pen, and old writing magazines. This lead to a fun discovery of using someone I know’s story title as part of it The idea of these little booklets is that they can be a piece of art by themselves or act as writing prompts and as […]

Submitting a Poetry Collection

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

I have decided to try and put together a collection of poetry to submit to start submitting. It will contain my environmental poems, nature poems and where we fit in to the world poems. I am currently pondering the title Gia as in Gaea or Gaia. A mix of Earth Mother, Mother Nature and holistic […]

Poets Work

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Saturday I went into Cheltenham to meet friends and write and what have you. It was great to see my friend Andy again who I orginally met at a writing group in Cheltenham back before my house was flooded in 2007! The postcards and stickers of my art work arrived form moo so I gave […]

WoPoWriMo 2013

Friday, February 1st, 2013

t is the first of February and that means only one thing! That’s right another one of my mad writing challenges! This time it is poetry. The objective is to write a poem a day for the whole of Feb. It is called WoPoWriMo and I am also looking after the website and stuff this […]

World Poetry Writing Month

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

This year I find myself once more in charge of the WoPoWriMo website and it is also it’s fifth year of existing as an event! Set up for a group who met at Poetry Cafe in Cheltenham and who turned out to all be Screnzies (Script Frenzies is a script writing challenge run by the […]

January Month of Poetry

Friday, January 11th, 2013

January is always Month of Poetry as started by Kathryn Apel. The idea like most poem a day challenges is to write a poem each and everyday. I like to up the stakes a bit generally and am going for an hour spent on poetry each day instead. Now it is 11 days into January […]

Poetic New Yearness

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

I am planning to stat submitting more poetry, I had a good success rate last year but I also submitted only a few pieces and I want to up that. I decided once before that I was bored with submitting so stopped and started this blog but I feel ready to start again. The issue […]