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What Style of Writing Are You?

By Elaine AtwellNovember 22, 2016
Are you a driven plotter or just plot-driven? ... More  →
What Style of Writing Are You?

What to Expect From Your First Poetry Workshop

By Kurt HarrogateSeptember 20, 2016
For a lot of people, writing poetry is a deeply private and personal process of committing thoughts to paper for no one else to... More  →
What to Expect From Your First Poetry Workshop

Should You Learn About Poetry From a Teacher or an Older Boyfriend?

By Emma W.July 26, 2016
This post is going to take the form of a classic debate. The statement up for debate is: You should learn... More  →
Should You Learn About Poetry From a Teacher or an Older Boyfriend?

My All-Time Favorite Dadvice

By Kelly HoffmacherJune 15, 2016
It’s a close call. I can’t quite decide between two pearls of wisdom from the old man. Maybe you can help. One... More  →
My All-Time Favorite Dadvice

What is Free Verse?

By Emma W.May 19, 2016
If you missed our previous Poetry 101s, check them out here! FREE VERSE! I can picture it in block letters on... More  →
What is Free Verse?

We Asked Art Students: Is James Franco's Art Any Good?

By SparkLifeApril 22, 2016
Artist/actor/filmmaker/writer James Franco got more publicity for his art this week when New York Magazine had their chief art critic... More  →
We Asked Art Students: Is James Franco's Art Any Good?

The Poetic Line (Part II)

By Emma W.April 14, 2016
I know, I know: you're probably thinking, how can there possibly be so much to say about the poetic line?!? why is poetry... More  →
The Poetic Line (Part II)

The Poetic Line (Part I)

By Emma W.April 6, 2016
"The poetic line" is the fancy term for a line of poetry; it can stop at a single word—an "of" or "the" or... More  →
The Poetic Line (Part I)