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Voyage

Voyage | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
Mist, like a veil Sprays over the bow As the ship surges forward Into the sea it ploughs The Sailors seek guidance In the darkness of the night As the Moon hangs in the sky A great ball of light Guiding their ship Past any danger that lurks On this...
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25 Creative Writing Prompts | Writing Forward

25 Creative Writing Prompts | Writing Forward | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
Ever feel stumped? Uninspired? Blank? These creative writing prompts will kick your muse into high gear so you can start writing again. Be creative and have
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Top 10 Amazing Libraries

Top 10 Amazing Libraries | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
To mark the beginning of National Storytelling Week, AnOther compile their selection of the top 10 most incredible libraries from across the globe.
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Bibliophile Bucket-list destinations!

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Poetry International festival 2014: Actors and poets gather to celebrate the glory of love

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Where the Writers Go to Write - Writing.Com

Where the Writers Go to Write - Writing.Com | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
Writing.Com is the online community for writers of all interests. Established in 2000, our community breeds Writing, Writers and Poetry through Creative Writing Help, Online Creative Writing Portfolios, Poetry, Writers' Tools and more.
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A site I've been a member of for a while but haven't used much. Maybe that might change!

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4 ways to integrate Scoop.it with WordPress

4 ways to integrate Scoop.it with WordPress | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
Before we even launched our public version, we recognized that a lot of content curators were also occasional or regular bloggers and started to offer ways to integrate with Wordpress - the leading blogging platform. Since then, we've seen a lot of our users leverage this integration as well as more and more of our Enterprise clients wanting to combine content curation through Scoop.it and the CMS capabilities of Wordpress for their sites. So we've multiplied the ways you could integrate with a Wordpress site or blog and including the recent addition of the Scoop.it plugin for Wordpress for our Enterprise clients. Continue reading →
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The mountains called me home (Poem and pictorial)

The mountains called me home  (Poem and pictorial) | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
The mountains stand waiting. Firm, frosty, forgiving. They call to me. Fervently, familiar, fondly. They sing to me. Serene, soothing, sacred songs. They call to me. Caverns, cutbanks, caves coolin...

Via MARY HELEN FERRIS
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Beautiful poem and images!

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National Poetry Month, 2014 Odes

National Poetry Month, 2014 Odes | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
National Poetry Month, 2014 The Ode
One of the most ancient forms of poetry is the ode, a song of praise. The word ‘ode’ is derived from the Greek word, aeide
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10 Words to Cut From Your Writing

10 Words to Cut From Your Writing | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
Want to improve your printed and online content? Chop these words -- mercilessly.
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Streams of Imagination: The Journey (Poem)

Streams of Imagination: The Journey (Poem) | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
“ A poem about the journey all of us have to make towards whatever our lives have in store for us.”
Via Danny Ballan
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New and selected Australian poetry

New and selected Australian poetry | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
THE New & Selected format is understandably popular with both poets and readers. It offers a convenient summary of a career so far and a fresh look at what the poet has been up to recently. By contrast, Collected volumes are primarily for library shelves, or browsing at best. They are often posthumous _ or nearly so.
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6 Quick Tricks to Help You Tighten Up Your Writing | Positive Writer

6 Quick Tricks to Help You Tighten Up Your Writing | Positive Writer | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
“You can tighten up your writing without losing your voice or compromising your writing style.”
Via Penelope, Shay Davidson
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Verse: Poetry Anthologies and Tens of Thousands of Poems. Bartleby.com

With tens of thousands of poems by thousands of authors, Bartleby.com offers one of the largest and oldest free full-text collections of verse on the web.
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"Poetry Heaven!" :)

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The 31 Best Tools for Improving Your Writing Skills

The 31 Best Tools for Improving Your Writing Skills | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
Check out our list of helpful tools to help you improve your writing, whether you're a professional author or haven't written anything longer than an email since college.
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Website and blog of New York Times best selling author of "The Element", TED speaker, education and creativity expert | Sir Ken Robinson

Website and blog of New York Times best selling author of "The Element", TED speaker, education and creativity expert | Sir Ken Robinson | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
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Neil Gaiman on the Writers Who Influenced and Inspired Him

Neil Gaiman on the Writers Who Influenced and Inspired Him | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
Neil Gaiman is a hugely important figure for comic-book fans in their 20s and 30s. For many of us, he represented a shift from the traditional superheroes we had been raised on -- the caped crusade...
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Neil Gaiman is fast becoming a favourite author for me. It is always interesting to hear who is an influence. Neil lists them here. Enjoy!

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Poetry.com – Share your Poem. Get Reviews in 60 minutes or less

Poetry.com – Share your Poem. Get Reviews in 60 minutes or less | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
With over 14 millions poems, Poetry.com is the world’s largest and most vibrant poetry community. Share your best poems, have your poetry reviewed, earn points, get badges, interact with amateur poets and writers, and more. Submit your poem or find your archived poem today.
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Looks a fun site!

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Blurb Announces Partnership with Amazon to Simplify Self-Publishing Photo Books

Blurb Announces Partnership with Amazon to Simplify Self-Publishing Photo Books | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
As of Yesterday, Blurb -- an online platform and service that allows you to create and publish photo books -- announced that you will now be able to sell a
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Impatience Killed the Blog (Revive It!)

Impatience Killed the Blog (Revive It!) | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
Your blog won’t become popular overnight. Blogging is a process, a commitment. After last week’s article, The Gold Mine in Your Artist Blog, several people commented to the tune of: My blog is no g...
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No Books Were Harmed In The Filming Of This Video

No Books Were Harmed In The Filming Of This Video | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
Watch an amazing world record attempt with books.
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Well done!

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Magma 57 — Magma Poetry

Magma 57 — Magma Poetry | Poetry, Writing & Books! | Scoop.it
“ The poetry magazine with a different editor every issue, appearing three times a year”
Via elly
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