Need a little extra inspiration for generating poetry ideas? This exercise has helped me learn a lot about how I write poems.
Author: Rachel Sandell
Rachel Sandell is a writer and editor from Washington State, where rainy days necessitate long books, hot chocolate, and plenty of magic. Though she specializes in speculative fiction and harbors a love for the dark and enchanting, she also dabbles in poetry and is the archive project coordinator for Fireweed: Poetry of Oregon. She is an MFA graduate from the Rainier Writing Workshop, and her short stories have appeared in SORTES magazine, Night Picnic Press, and Leading Edge magazine.
7 Superb Superhero Novels to Herald Heroism
From the Bat Family to brand-new characters, these 7 superhero stories will sweep you off your feet.
Shout out to Anna, who gave me the following 5-word prompt for this poem: deliberate, warmth, stained, creature, brave.
The Power of Juxtaposition: Beauty and Revulsion in A.S. Byatt’s “The Thing in the Forest”
Join me in breaking down a few technically impressive passages of my favorite A.S. Byatt short story.
Rejoicing in Rejection: Why I’m Happy to Get Rejection Letters
What happens when your dreams don't come true?