Category Archives: Writer’s Corner

Writer’s Corner: Types of Poetry: Concrete and Kennings Poems

by Helen McCarthy There are many different kinds of poetry which are fun and tap into your creativity. Here are two examples. * * * CONCRETE (SHAPE) POEM A concrete poem describes an object and is written in the shape … Continue reading

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Writer’s Corner: Winning Nanowrimo

By Rebecca Lang Note: This is a condensed version of my talk. For a full version and explanation. see my four-part blog on Winning Nanowrimo. I’ll be posting every weekend in September, starting today. Winning Nanowrimo: The Challenge What is … Continue reading

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Writer’s Corner: Markets for Short Stories

By Ned Roderiguez (transcribed by Rebecca Lang) (from the November 2014 meeting) Websites Duotrope (https://duotrope.com/) It used to be free, but now there is a $5 a month/$50 a year subscription fee Shows rate of rejection, whether editors give feedback, … Continue reading

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Writer’s Corner: Platform and Marketing

By Rebecca Lang (from October 2014 meeting) Platform and Marketing “You must learn to market without marketing. /no one wants to hear, ‘Buy my book.’ Everyone wants to hear, ‘How are you today?’ ” –Gayle Carline from her lecture “Self-Publishing … Continue reading

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