Tag Archives: writing process

Ordinary Time

Last week I rushed through a post in about 30 minutes.  This week I’ve been starring at a blank page for thirty minutes.  I’ve started and deleted four posts. Writing is like that sometimes. In the workshop I finished two … Continue reading

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Submit

Today I’ve spent my writing time doing what I’ve been promising myself I’d do for months. Yes, I’ve actually gone on to submittable.com (the website most poetry magazines use to manage submissions) and submitted five of my recent poems to … Continue reading

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When You Have No Power You Go Swimming in the Dark

This line has been going through my head all week.  It’s been a mantra.  Over and over it plays, demanding to be taken places from innocence to tragic.  It’s the creative process.  A word, a phrase, a sentence can all … Continue reading

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Poetry Stuff and Publishing Stuff

I came across a great title for a poem this week: When the Power Failed We Went Swimming in the Dark. I know! Brilliant! If I just had a poem to go with the title – it would be perfect.  … Continue reading

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