Tag Archive: New Verse News

Apr
10

Prompts and ponies

Toy horse © Ellen Wade Beals, 2014

Hey there — it’s Poetry Month!  Are you looking for inspiration?  Consider these sites that will help if you have writer’s block. Karen Craigo’s Better View of the Moon has been featuring prompts all month; when it is not Poetry Month, Karen writes about other topics of interest to writers. Marty McConnell’s Fierce Voice, which …

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Dec
05

Creatively blocked?

Help © Ellen Wade Beals

Hey there – it has been a long time, I know. Here’s some stuff  I found interesting. In addition to being a gifted writer David Abrams is generous. His blog site The Quivering Pen is worth investigating. Self-described as a book evangelist,  he is always featuring recent books and articles on writing. He is the …

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Mar
06

Guest Post: Laura Rodley “Smoking”

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I’ve been trying to write a post on giving up something for Lent, but I am still working on it.  Smoking is something I’ve given up a number of times. Here, Laura Rodley captures why it attracts, rather than repels.   Smoking My father’s brand Pall Malls, hands off steering wheel to light his, then …

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