Looking to write about winter for your poetry and/or children’s books? Look no further! Here are 15 winter writing prompts to get you started.
My advice: be aware of market trends, but always write what you want to. But… isn’t that contradictory? Not necessarily.
Welcome to my defence of and roundabout love letter to free verse and other styles like it.
Fall (or autumn, depending on your taste) is almost here in the northern hemisphere! Here are 15 writing prompts to inspire you this season.
Have any of you thought about what writing poetry for children vs. for adults looks like? Here are a few things I advise for the former.
Part of being a poetry and picture book editor is reading in the genres you work on. So I thought I’d share some of the highlights of what I’ve read so far this year!
A lot of poets out there may ask themselves, “How can I engage my readers?” There are plenty of ways to go about this, but there are three I always advocate for.
I was browsing through some of the most asked questions about poetry editing recently, and this one came up: What do poetry editors do? Well, it depends.
Check out these fifteen spring-themed writing prompts! Whether you write poetry or children’s picture books – or something else entirely! – I hope these ideas provide a creative springboard.
A concept that I struggled with for a good long while was “show, don’t tell.” I just never found a good explanation for what that meant, exactly. But then it finally clicked. So I’m hoping that by writing this post, I can help it click for someone else.