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Why I Call Myself a Poet

I often hear the question, “why write?”  Thousands of bloggers ask this question everyday.  The answers are all over the map.  My answer is normally, “I write because I have stories to tell.” That make sense for a story-teller, but … Continue reading

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Notes on a Book, Novel, Poems, and Stuff

It’s a rainy Sunday and I am sitting at the computer feeling a bit overwhelmed with the number of projects open on my screen.  Currently there are three big projects I’ve been dividing my time on: Cancer poetry book Novel … Continue reading

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The Lectionary Project

Last Advent season the pastor of my church asked me to write poems based on Bible passages.  The challenge came in reimagining ancient texts in new ways while remaining true to the original message.  The reward came in the study, … Continue reading

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Publishing Paths

The good folks over at Today’s Author published my article, “Publishing Paths” about what I learned about getting your writing published at the writer’s conference I attended in August.  Please head over there and check it out: Publishing Paths If you … Continue reading

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