My essay on the relationship between faith and poetry has been published at TheCuratorBlog.org, an Anabaptist literature site that also hosts Literature Camp every summer, and publishes an annual art and lit magazine called The Leaf, after Tolkien’s Leaf By Niggle. I enjoyed attending Lit Camp the last two years, and presenting a workshop on “Artful Reading Aloud” this summer. The material from that workshop will shortly appear at vulgarismedia.com as a free curriculum. Finally, my Bible Major is coming in handy! Let me know what you think in the… Read more Read My Latest at the Curator Blog →
We’ve done lots of writing challenges here and we tend to offer critiques. For a change, this challenge was just for fun with critiques by request only. I started Saturday,… Read more Non-themed Poetry Challenge (Originally 12 Hours of Poetry Challenge) →
Note: If you come here following a link from a Curator email, the 12-poem flash challenge is elsewhere. Follow this link. The challenge is to steal some technique from the… Read more Poetry Challenge 20, Imagery: Post Thy Poems →
We’ve been talking in the comments about the two beauties of a poem, generated by the dual nature of language, which is poetry’s material. There’s physical beauty, created by sound… Read more Poetry Challenge 20 – Imagery →
Issues 1 and 2 of The Author’s Journal of Inventive Literature Available now as an ebook at the online store of Vulgaris Media.
Now available from Vulgaris Media’s online store in ebook form.
For years I’ve been trying to find a book I read as a child. I’ve asked other book lovers about it, describing it as a story about a modern girl who discovers a colony of Lilliputians near her home. No one could help me. The frustration was woxxiboggling. Today, thanks to a miracle called Adderall, I trotted on over to Amazon, put “Lilliputians” in the search box, selected “Children’s Books” as a filter – and found the book in 30 seconds flat. It’s amazing how much time people waste by… Read more Lost Book Title Found: Success At Last →
It is still slow going on the new website for The Academy of Inventive Literature. However, I am beginning to put the next issue together and I want to send out a call for submissions. The theme is Life Of Books and I am looking for some special works of poetry and other creative items (we already have the stories we need for this issue.) Firstly, in celebration of the ways literature is better when writers plagiarize, I’m asking for some works of thinly disguised fan-fiction, as well as some… Read more Call for Submissions: Riddles, Fan-Fic, and More →