As you may already know, my favourite style of poetry is free verse. I've never been very good at following rules, so naturally as a writer I drifted towards a style that allowed me the creative freedom I needed to express myself. With that being said, I do try and push myself to write other … Continue reading How to Haiku
A few months back the Silverleaf Writer's Guild put out an add in newspapers across the region looking for authors to be featured at the Second Annual Northern Ontario Book Fair. I jumped on the opportunity and submitted my application the same day I saw the posting. Nine authors total would be selected to attend … Continue reading 15 Ways to Make it Through the Art of the Book Fair
I first heard about Blackout Poetry this year during National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo) through the Silverleaf Writer's Guild. I was sitting in the boardroom for our weekly gathering when one of the writer's told us that we'd being trying our hand at blackout poetry. Me, having no idea what that meant or what to … Continue reading What Exactly is Blackout Poetry?