Writing and the Weather

  For this week, let's just do a free write. First, think of the weather. Right now, where you are. Write about it, write it all down. Then think of your mood. Basically, how are you feeling today. Simple. Let's look at the two. How do they relate? Are they totally unrelated? See what comes … Continue reading Writing and the Weather

The Chapbook: Or the Perfect Medium for Poetry Books

Sunset in New Orleans, May 2010 After several poetry workshops and many assigned readings, I have determined that the chapbook is the perfect way to publish a collection of poetry. What is a chapbook? Typically, it is a short, published book of under 48 or so pages. They are usually not "perfect" bound like the … Continue reading The Chapbook: Or the Perfect Medium for Poetry Books