For today’s guest post, I asked poet Maureen E. Doallas to share her story of the recent publication of her debut book of poetry. Enjoy!
I bought my first computer in 2000…Continue
Every day and all day, I get to write and do other creative work.
I love writing and being creative so much I use working as a reward for getting other mundane tasks done.
But what happens when you love your artistic craft, but have a hard time…Continue
I’ve written and performed dozens of spoken word poems, yet I can’t tell you in easy steps how to write any kind of poem, much less how to write a spoken word poem. Poetry, generally speaking, defies those kinds of recipes and instructions.
Plus, there are no hard-and-fast rules for spoken word poetry. Like poetry in general, spoken word poetry can’t be boxed-in.
Still, how to write spoken word is a concern for many would-be performers.…Continue