#WritingPrompt: Sentence Sounds

#WritingPrompt: Sentence Sounds

All writers can benefit from a challenging workout. This exercise adapted from Katherine Haake’s book What our Speech Disrupts will guide you through 50 sentences that will result in a fictional story. I’ve shortened up the initial round of brainstorming...
#WritingPrompt: 15-Sentence Portrait Poem

#WritingPrompt: 15-Sentence Portrait Poem

Guided writing exercises are a great way to condition your writing muscles. Since April is National Poetry Month, I wanted to share a how-to post related to poetry. I was first introduced to Wendy Bishop’s 15-Sentence Portrait Poem in a graduate-level creative...
#WriteTip: Breaking Habits of Seeing

#WriteTip: Breaking Habits of Seeing

Spring has most definitely sprung, and what better way to celebrate than to pick up a camera and go outside. Today marks the mid-point of this blog’s celebration of National Poetry Month. So let’s take a break from poetry and practice seeing deeply...