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Stephen’s Sunday Chat 3/8/20: The One Where We Say Thank You to the Women of the Cafe in Honor of International Women’s Day with a Thank You to Toni Morrison

Originally posted on Go Dog Go Café:
“How bleak, unlivable, insufferable existence becomes when we are deprived of artwork. That the life and work of writers facing peril must be protected is urgent, but along with that urgency we should remind ourselves that their absence, the choking off of a writer’s work, its cruel amputation,…

WRITER’S WORKSHOP I, Week 1, The Fastball

Originally posted on Go Dog Go Café:
Something to think about: My stepfather, a custom home builder, taught me the basics of carpentry: “measure twice, cut once.” Sounds simple enough, but it takes discipline and an investment in time to slow down and repeat the measurement, and the power saw can be unforgiving. Many are…

“Found” American Sentences

Originally posted on Paul's Poetry Playground:
Being so gratified by the enthusiastic response to my recent post on the American Sentence (with so many readers trying their own hand at writing one as well as linking that post to their own blogs), I decided to write some more on the subject. Doing research on…

Keep Your Submissions Coming!

Originally posted on I Write Her:
The pipeline is shrinking so get your work submitted! And please continue to share this new project – The Short of It – with people you think would enjoy having their poetry/writing showcased here. Perhaps you are a part of some Facebook or Twitter poetry groups – share this…