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Blogger / Poetry By On April 19, 2019

Cracked Open 1 Year Old!

I can’t believe Cracked Open has been out for a year already!! I am shocked that any stranger took the time to review or purchase this collection and I am so, so grateful for it!   I hope Where I Ache will be greeted with this much love and more. But for now, I wanted to highlight some moments from…

Blogger / Poetry By On April 8, 2019

Personal Thoughts on Poetry

Through reading, writing, and studying poetry over the years, I’ve formulated some personal opinions on certain poetry components and trends I really like and dislike. There’s plenty I still have to learn about the craft and the community but for now, here are some of my feelings on some poetic aspects:   Chapters I love that my collections have chapters….

Blogger By On April 3, 2019

Q&A 3k follower Celebration!

Everytime I talk about stat numbers I’ll always bring up the absolute lack of faith I had in my blog when I first started. It is absolutely astonishing to be able to say I’ve made it to 3,000+ followers on here and I can’t thank you all enough for this support!   1.I’ve been following your blog for a bit…

Blogger By On March 29, 2019

What Beta Readers Taught Me

Beta readers have been one of the greatest parts of my current publication process. Different readers catch different mistakes and have different opinions on specific questions I was asking.   Grammar First and most obvious, they caught all my grammatical errors, correct verb tenses, and classic mistakes like loose vs lose.   Doodles I decided to draw some doodles instead…

Blogger / Poetry By On March 20, 2019

Interview with Susi Bocks – Installment 3

Susi Bocks is so inspirational to the poetry community. She works on her craft everyday, finding the unique and beautiful all around her. The poetry community is about challenging each other and pushing each other up to reach higher. That’s exactly what Susi does every week with her weekly Haiku Challenge on her blog, IWriteHer, as it’s her favorite poetry…

Blogger / Poetry By On March 13, 2019

Where I Ache Cover Reveal!!

It’s time to reveal Where I Ache’s cover!!!! I really wanted the cover to be bright and sunny, a contrast from the heavy content inside. But I spent some time looking into various designs from Amazon’s Cover Creator and this just really spoke to me.     Full cover to include blurb: What do you guys think? Is the blurb…

Blogger By On March 11, 2019

How to deal with a bad review

When you work really hard on something and make yourself vulnerable by putting yourself out there, it really rains on your parade when someone doesn’t like it. Art is subjective The first thing you have to remember is that art is subjective and many different people will have a wide range of perspectives about your work. Since reviews are so…

Blogger By On March 3, 2019

New Poetry Collection coming out this June!

My second poetry collection Where I Ache will be published June 10th!!!!!   June 10th June 10th June 10th June 10th June 10th   This collection is broken up into six chapters ranging from themes such as jealousy, depression, grief, and strength. These are delicate subjects to talk about and most people avoid them because of the uncomfortable vulnerability. I’ve…

Blogger By On February 22, 2019

Interview with Poet Christopher Perry – Installment 2

Christopher has three poems published in a NYC publication of short love poems that have been translated into Farsi with the translation being printed alongside the original English. He’s such a dedicated writer and he has plenty of knowledge to share with you so let’s hop into this interview! And for more of Chris’s work, you can find his blog here)….