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.
Category Archives: Poetry
What Do Poetry Editors Do?
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.
15 Spring Writing Prompts
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.
Show, Don’t Tell
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.
Do I Need to Hire a Professional Editor?
It’s common for writers to wonder if they should hire a professional editor for each stage of editing. So… should you?
A Guide to Poetry Terminology
I realize that, as an editor of verse, I often throw around lingo that not everyone knows. So I figured it would be a good idea to cover some basic poetry terms in a handy-dandy guide you can come back to!
Happy New Year! (+ Announcement)
Happy 2023! What better way to kick off the new year than with an exciting adjustment to my offerings.
If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that I’m big on making sure you take care of yourself while you write and edit and work. If you need a break, take it; if you need resources, use them; etc. So I’m coming at you today with yet another important element of the writing, editing, and freelancing journeys: Celebrate your accomplishments.
Tips for Writer’s Block
Imagine this: you’ve come up with a writing project that you’re excited about. You sit down, get words on the page, and things are moving along nicely. And then you hit a snag. Writer’s block has appeared. So how can you fight it?
What Is Imposter Syndrome and How to Deal with It
Imposter syndrome. Most of us have felt it at one point or another. It’s that nagging feeling that we’re frauds at what we do and that someone is bound to catch us in the lie. But the thing is, there isn’t a lie at all. So how do you cope with the feeling?