The Prompt I'm not much of one for writing prompts, but I do enjoy reading what they inspire from other writers. Such is the case with the prompt photo below that inspired Chris Hall to write "Catching Falling Leaves." The combination of the poem and the prompt photograph immediately brought to mind this photo of … Continue reading #poetryreading “Like Catching Falling Leaves,” by Chris Hall
I recently had a conversation with a fellow writer about the conventional wisdom of needing to have a blog following to "build author platform." (I will always put that phrase in quotation marks. When I'm speaking, I use air quotes.) I advised him that it takes a big time commitment to read and comment on … Continue reading “GI Jive,” “Mairzy Doats” & #Tanka, too!