A quick post to give my fellow novel writers some reasons and encouragement to branch out into reading poetry. Poetry is an incredible artform for writers. Really, this short post is just to share my love of poetry. There’s also some recommended reading!
I’ve launched a Patreon page! This post briefly explains my reasons for choosing Patreon, how I hope it supports me in the future, and a bit of what my social media followers can expect with this change.
In an effort to beat a reading slump and improve writing craft, I turned to literary magazines featuring poetry, short stories, and essays. I read two years of publications from one journal and my writing transformed.
The cover reveal for my poetry collection COMPASSES AND OTHER ORNAMENTS OF DIRECTION, which releases on November 18.
In what has been years in the making, I’m finally publishing my collection of poetry as a means of healing from trauma and moving on. // Word Count: 525
A poem about a businesswoman and the start-up she works for. // Word Count: 511
A quick list of prompts for prose, poetry, or journalling. 4 prompts for each form! // Word Count: 342
Another predictive text poem! These are some of my favourites.
Final part of a 4-part suite of poems.
Part 3 of a 4-part suite of poems.