Explore Your Author Dreams

https://wp.me/p23sd-14Nv This month is CampNaNo and the first round of the Askew Challenge making it the perfect time to go from Writer to Author. It’s the perfect time to stop dreaming and start planning. Whatever distractions or challenges you face on the day to day, you can overcome them to live your author dream. A…

Writer’s Block? Here’s the cure…

via Inefficient   One question we hear every day is “how do I get over writer’s block?” I bet you’ve heard this one thrown around a lot. You might’ve even asked it. I know I have. Our answer is a bit unconventional and it never fails to shock the one asking. The answer is— Are…

Exploring Classical Poetry Part 02 – The Sonnet

Sonnets are most often associated with Shakespeare, who popularized the art form, but they were actually first created in Italy over 300 years before the Bard’s birth. There are many forms, from the Italian to the Elizabethan, but most of these differences are in the matter of rhyming patterns. Before we examine the structure and…