Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review: my blog

It has been a good year for me as a writer, editor, and blogger. In particular, I’d like to mention NaPoWriMo 2012, NaHaiWriMo, the postcard poetry challenge in August 2012, and PaPoWriMo 2012 with the poet Jennifer Bullis in the … Continue reading

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Sue Boynton Poetry Contest Blog

This is a wonderful blogpost on poetry prompts from the Sue Boynton Poetry Contest Blog. Read it here. The Sue Boynton Poetry Contest Blog is a *superb resource* for poets and writers in the Pacific Northwest and everywhere. Follow the blog for posts … Continue reading

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Perfume River Poetry Review

Perfume River Poetry Review is a new online literary journal from Tourane Press. Read about it here. Vuong Quoc Vu is the Editor. He is the former Editor of Caesura, the journal of the Poetry Center San José. Vuong Quoc … Continue reading

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“Sometimes when I think how good my book can be….”

“Sometimes when I think how good my book can be, I can hardly breathe.” ~ Truman Capote Truman Capote was writing about his work-in-progress In Cold Blood. Capote worked on In Cold Blood for four years. In Cold Blood, a true crime … Continue reading

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