I’m excited to announce the publication of my first collection of poems, A Statistical Study of Randomness, by Finishing Line Press! Pre-sales: November 23 – January 22 Release: March 19 You’ll be able to purchase pre-sale copies from Finishing Line Press. Once the book is released in March, you’ll also be able to purchase fromContinue reading “Book Announcement!”
The last several days have been incredibly difficult for many people across the U.S. The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others, is, unfortunately, a reminder of the everyday systemic racism our country was built on and still thrives on to this day.
Traditional presses typically cover all the costs of publication (editing, design, marketing, printing, etc.). Vanity presses require the author to cover all or most of the publication costs.
Looking for more good poetry to read? Start with these! There’s so much amazing work out there it’s hard to narrow down a list to ten poems, but these are the ten that I feel made the biggest impact on me this month. To read the full poems from Poetry in the Time of Coronavirus,Continue reading “Top 10 Poems I Read in May”
I’ve been asked several times how I manage to get my poems published. Obviously, there’s no one set path to publication, but here’s my favorite tool: Submittable What is Submittable? Submittable.com is my number one publishing resource. It’s a beautiful, magical place every writer interested in publication needs to be using. Okay, but really, SubmittableContinue reading “All About Submittable”
As much as I’d love for my blog to be your go-to writing resource, it benefits us all to have several resources. You should learn from as many writers and resources as you can. These are some of my top resources that have helped me out over the years: Trish Hopkinson Trish Hopkinson is aContinue reading “3 Cool Resources For Writers”
When it comes to getting published, there are definite drawbacks that cause writers to avoid journals. One of the biggest drawbacks is submission fees.
I’m the founder and former editor of Little Rose Magazine. Little Rose started out as a project for one of my university courses and I enjoyed running it so much that I decided to keep it going long after the course had ended. Unfortunately, life got in the way.
It’s easy to ignore other people’s opinions and focus on your own thoughts, but that’s a sure way to miss out on genuine advice that could improve your writing. And on the flip side, I know it’s easy to pay too much attention to opinion and doubt yourself. I’ve been on both sides.
I’m sharing my six favorite poems I read this month.