Since posing the submit x 100 challenge to myself, I’ve had to scour literary magazines to not just get familiar with them, but also consider whether to send my work. One of the unexpected benefits is that I’m finding great poetry!
There’s no reason to keep this good stuff to myself. So today I’m sharing four poems I found and enjoyed. Check them out.
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What a charming book! Without giving too much away about the plot, I want to tell you why I loved The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden. I listened to the audiobook version, which was narrated by Kathleen Gati.
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It’s been a while since I posted. To be honest, I tend to overthink this whole blog thing.
So, let’s catch up! Here are a few highlights from my life since February.
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This is coming to you a bit late, but for this Valentine’s Day 2019 I wanted to share with you a few of my favorite love poems. Enjoy!
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I’ve written (more than) 25,000 words of Orphic! That means I’m a quarter of the way through my first draft.
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2019 has seen me reading like a fiend. My goal this year is to read 25 books, but entering the early days of February, I’m well ahead of schedule with no plans for stopping.
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Earlier this month, after treating myself to an Audible account, I listened to John Scalzi’sThe Collapsing Empire. I heard about this book while listening to Writing Excuses episode 14.01, where it was promoted as the book of the week. This was an entertaining read, aptly narrated by Wil Wheaton.
This review contains spoilers!
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I attended Capclave on Saturday, September 29, 2018. I’ve been to only a couple writing conferences, so I wasn’t sure what to expect from this one. I heard about it through my writing group, and was excited to check it out.
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I’ve got a few exciting goals to share with you for the coming year. But first, let’s review last year’s goals and whether I accomplished them.
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Here’s wishing you a happy holiday season this year!
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