Poetry · Writing

#NaHaiWriMo & Upcoming Stuff & a Challenge

Every year, I try to do something special for February. But why is February so important? It’s NaHaiWriMo – National Haiku Writing Month! In this month all about haiku, I have been writing in the form and submitting to journals that specialize in haiku. This deviates from the original NaHaiWriMo tradition of writing a haiku… Continue reading #NaHaiWriMo & Upcoming Stuff & a Challenge

Book Review · Reading

Book Review: The Poet’s Cookbook by Dan Gilbert

Rating: Two out of five stars When I first saw an inexpensive ebook titled The Poet’s Cookbook, I purchased it with the expectation that it was one long metaphor comparing writing to cooking. I thought prompts would be presented in recipes, that poems would be described as delicious dishes. Unfortunately, the cookbook metaphor ends with… Continue reading Book Review: The Poet’s Cookbook by Dan Gilbert