- Reading published works in your favorite writing genre.
- Experimenting with sound effects, line breaks, forms, characters, and perspectives.
- Discovering your options in traditional verse, free verse, prose poems, and creative nonfiction.
- Studying and putting what you learn into practice.
For a poetry refresher or fun way to learn about poetry, the Poetry Dictionary For Children & For Fun gives kid-friendly descriptions and lively examples of poetry forms, terms, and techniques in an A to Z e-book.
In this e-book version of the poetry correspondence course I wrote and used for years in working with other poets and poetry students, the Christian Poet's Guide to Writing Poetry will help you to expand your options in writing, revising, and placing your poems with publishers.
The Christian Writer's Guide e-book will help you to write, revise, and place your writings in other genres.
If you're as serious about the quality of your work as I am, you'll have fun finding new forms and outlets for your work. If you'd like professional feedback of your poems at a minimal fee, check out the Critique page.
May your writing life in the New Year be blessed!