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All posts and comments will remain live in our archives as well. We hope that you had fun this year, whether you wrote 1 poem or 30 or any number in between. In the meantime, whether you pen verse on a schedule, or whenever the whim hits you. Day Thirty On April 30, Well, it had to happen, what with time being linear and all.
Borges was, in addition to being a poet and writer of strange and compelling short stories, an inveterate professor who lectured widely in both Spanish and English. His lectures are seeded throughout with strange factoids, fascinating observations linking the poets and poetry of different ages and languages, and an overwhelmingly omnivorous approach to knowledge.
It could be an odd piece of historyan unusual bit of art triviaor something just plain weird. While I cannot vouch for the actual accuracy of any of the facts presented at the links above or any other facts you might use as inspiration! Our featured participant today is What Rhymes with Stanzawhere the postcard poem for Day Twenty-Eight is a pun-filled prose poem actually laid out as a postcard.
Today we have new interview and our last for this year!
And now for our daily prompt optional, as always. Simply pick a poem from the calendar, and then write a poem that responds or engages with your chosen Plath poem in some way.
A good writing schedule: The only way to finishing writing a novel in a month is to have a regular writing regimen. Divide the word count you need by the days available. NaNoWriMo recommends participants aim for 50, words in a month. Just write until you finish, and then if you finish early, keep going. From the website: "National Novel Writing Month is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. Write every day; If you can write words a day, that’s words in a week. The average children’s book is 55, words long; that’s 11 weeks of writing. 2.
There are just three days left in our April poetry-writing adventure! Our featured participant today is Thoughts of Wordswhere the Tarot poem for Day Twenty-Seven features a poetical hermit. Today, we bring you a new craft resource, in the form of this history and exploration of the prose poem.
This essay helpfully catalogs several different styles of prose poem, with examples, and possible strategies for writing. And now for our prompt optional, as always. If you need some inspiration, why not check out some images of vintage postcards? Our featured participant today is Real Momma Ramblingswhere getting breakfast on the table takes all five senses and strong nerves to boot.
On April 26, Hello, everyone! Our featured participant for the day is palimpsestic possibilitieswhere the Warning Label poem for Day Twenty-Five comes with footnotes! Today we bring you a new craft resource, in the form of this essay by Josh Roark exploring engagement of the senses, and of the notion of embodiment, in the poetry of Ocean Vuong.
And now for our prompt optional as always.
On April 25, Hello, all! Today, our featured participant is Zouxzouxwhere the elegy for Day Twenty-Four breathes life into a lost dancer. We bring you a new interview today, with Rodney Gomezwhose book Citizens of the Mausoleumis being put out by Sundress Publications.
Today, we challenge you to write a poem that takes the form of a warning label. Mine definitely includes the statement: You might look at W. Or perhaps this elegy by Mary Jo Bangwhere the sadness is shot through with a sense of forgiveness on both sides.
Happy or at least, hopeful writing! Our featured participant for the day is Eat All the Wordswhere the impossible prompt for Day Twenty-Two has been transformed into a study guide!Write a novel in a month!
Track your progress. Get pep talks and support. Meet fellow writers online and in person. National Security and Double Government [Michael J.
Glennon] on grupobittia.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Why has U.S. security policy scarcely changed from the Bush to the Obama administration? National Security and Double Government offers a disquieting answer. Michael J.
Glennon challenges the myth that U.S. security policy is still forged by America's visible. National Novel Writing Month (often shortened to NaNoWriMo / ˈ n æ n oʊ ˈ r aɪ m oʊ /), is an annual, Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November.
Participants attempt to write a 50, word manuscript between November 1 and November Write every day; If you can write words a day, that’s words in a week.
The average children’s book is 55, words long; that’s 11 weeks of writing. 2.
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