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Notes from a Cluttered Desk

Like Julie Mellor and many others in the Poetry Blogging Network, I try to put something up on this blog each week.  Like Julie, I don't always manage it but, also like Julie, I thought I'd try again this week.  I don't always have something to say so I wonder if it's worth blogging.  At… Continue reading Notes from a Cluttered Desk

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My poetry book What Are You After? reviewed at Never Imitate book blog

I am extremely grateful to writer and book blogger Jackie Law for writing about my poetry book, What Are You After? (Nine Arches Press)  on her excellent blog. Jackie Law reviews a wide variety of books on her site and is Top 500 Reviewer on Amazon and a Top 1% Reviewer on Goodreads.  In recognition of… Continue reading My poetry book What Are You After? reviewed at Never Imitate book blog

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Poet Bloggers 2018 Revival Tour

I'm a pretty regular blogger but I have let things slip a bit recently, mostly because I've been busy doing other kinds of writing.  In a bid to up my game,  I've been kindly added to this list of poet bloggers who are trying to blog weekly in 2018. You can also add yourself to… Continue reading Poet Bloggers 2018 Revival Tour

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UK Poetry Blogs of the Year

My websites have received a very nice mention from Matthew Stewart at Rogue Strands.  In his round-up of  The Best U.K. Poetry Blogs of 2016, Matthew says Josephine Corcoran runs And Other Poems, which is one of the best e-zines on the U.K. poetry scene, but she’s also a prolific blogger, chronicling her personal journey through… Continue reading UK Poetry Blogs of the Year

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How to format poetry in WordPress (updated)

This is an update of my previous post about formatting poetry in WordPress because someone asked me how to format a prose poem this week and I realised I hadn't mentioned how to do that before. The two most useful poetry formatting tips I've learned are: Use 'Text' Editor rather than 'Visual' Editor. Adding the… Continue reading How to format poetry in WordPress (updated)