Hi everyone. Exciting news today! I’ve written a short, scary fictional piece for the Campfire Ghost Story challenge on Vocal. This is based on the opening line, The cabin in the woods had been abandoned for years, but one night, a …

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Hi everyone. After my amazing first-place win on the Vocal platform, I’ve written a short, motivational piece inspired by reader comments on my story Lifeboat Seven. I’d love to know what you think! And would be delighted if you could read …

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Hi everyone. Exciting news today! After my amazing first-place win on the Vocal platform, I’ve written a fictional piece for the Fantasy Prologue competition. This is based on the opening line, There weren’t always dragons in the valley. The story is entitled: The …

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Hi everyone. Exciting news today! After quite a long absence from the Vocal platform, I wrote a fictional piece for the Ship of Dreams competition. This was based on the tragedy of the sinking of the Titanic. Guess what???!!! 🎉Lifeboat …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-Nine of the national poetry month competition and the penultimate day! Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-NINE: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Nine … In certain versions of the classic fairytale Sleeping Beauty, various fairies or …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-Eight of the national poetry month competition. Only two more days to go! Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-EIGHT: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Eight … Write a concrete poem. Like acrostic poems, concrete poems are …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-Seven of the national poetry month competition. Only three more days to go! Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-SEVEN: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Seven …Write  a “duplex.” A “duplex” is a variation on the sonnet, developed …

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Hi everyone! Today is day twenty-six of the national poetry month competition, and also Colleen’s weekly Tanka Tuesday challenge #271. Today, I’ve combined the two challenges into one. Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-SIX: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Six … …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-Five of the national poetry month competition. Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-FIVE: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Five … Today’s (optional) prompt is based on the aisling, a poetic form that developed in Ireland. An …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-Four of the national poetry month competition and the last Sunday. Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-FOUR: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Four … Hard-boiled detective novels are known for their use of vivid similes, often …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-Three of the national poetry month competition. Only seven more days to go! Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-THREE: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Three …Write a poem in the style of Kay Ryan, whose poems …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-Two of the national poetry month competition. Two-thirds of the way through, already! Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-TWO: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Two … In honour of today’s being the 22nd day of Na/GloPoWriMo 2022, I’d …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-One of the national poetry month competition. Two-thirds of the way through, already! Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-ONE: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-One … Write a poem in which you first recall someone you used …

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Hi everyone! Today is day nineteen of the national poetry month competition, and also Colleen’s weekly Tanka Tuesday challenge. Today, I’ve combined the two challenges into one. Here’s my offering >>> DAY  NINETEEN: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Nineteen … write …

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Hi everyone! Today is day eighteen of the national poetry month competition. Here’s my offering >>> DAY  EIGHTEEN: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Eighteen … This prompt is based on Faisal Mohyuddin’s poem “Five Answers to the Same Question.” Today, I’d like …

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Hi everyone! Today is day seventeen of the national poetry month competition. Here’s my offering >>> DAY  SEVENTEEN: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Seventeen … This prompt was developed by the comic artist Lynda Barry, and it asks you to think about …

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Hi everyone! Today is day sixteen of the national poetry month competition. Here’s my offering >>> DAY  SIXTEEN: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Sixteen … Write a curtal sonnet. This is a variation on the classic 14-line sonnet. The curtal sonnet form …

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Hi everyone! Today is day twelve of the national poetry month competition, and also Colleen’s weekly Tanka Tuesday challenge. Today, I’ve combined the two challenges into one. Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWELVE: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twelve … write …

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Hi everyone! Today is day eight of the national poetry month competition. Here’s my offering >>> DAY EIGHT: [Instructions:] Name your alter-ego, and then describe him/her in detail. Then write in your alter-ego’s voice. Maybe your alter-ego is a streetwise …

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Hi everyone. Exciting news today! After quite a long absence from the Vocal platform, I’ve written a fictional piece for the Ship of Dreams competition. This is based on the tragedy of the sinking of the Titanic as its 110th …

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