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I Could Pee on This | Indigo Blog

I Could Pee on This | Indigo Blog | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
RT @chaptersindigo: Francesco Marciuliano shares 2 poems from I Could Pee on This: Poetry by Cats on our Fiction blog: http://t.co/wor9M5NH Sound like your cat?
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The salt-marsh ponies

The salt-marsh ponies | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
A "keffel" is colloquial Welsh for horse or pony.
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Footnote to Howl by Allen Ginsberg : The Poetry Foundation

Footnote to Howl by  Allen  Ginsberg  : The Poetry Foundation | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! / The world is holy! The soul is holy! The skin is holy! The nose is holy! The tongue and cock and hand and asshole holy!
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AP Interview: Trethewey a 'cheerleader' for poetry

AP Interview: Trethewey a 'cheerleader' for poetry | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey describes herself as a "cheerleader" for the written word. (AP Interview: Trethewey a 'cheerleader' for poetry: Natasha Trethewey smashes stereotypes about poets.
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Bringing the Theater to Your Writing | Fantasy Faction

Bringing the Theater to Your Writing | Fantasy Faction | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
Guest Blog by Evie Manieri. How theater influenced my writing and how it can help you too.
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Writer Unboxed » When It Absolutely, Positively Isn’t Ready

Writer Unboxed » When It Absolutely, Positively Isn’t Ready | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
Writer Unboxed about the craft and business of fiction (When It Absolutely, Positively Isn’t Ready http://t.co/5EzLaLon via @WriterUnboxed #writers #writing...)...
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Queering the Closet: Silver Demon: Speaking for the Voiceless

Queering the Closet: Silver Demon: Speaking for the Voiceless | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
New on Queering the Closet: Speaking for the Voiceless http://t.co/nzeJv2jn #writing #lgbtq #queer #silverdemon...
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National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
Thirty days and nights of literary abandon (RT @BookwormPainter: #NaNoWriMo12 starts in 18 days! What are you writing?
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Poetry in our spiritless times - The Hindu

Poetry in our spiritless times - The Hindu | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
Poetry in our spiritless timesThe HinduAs every poet is aware, there are multiple hidden forms of reality which our discursive language seeks to keep apart.
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Foyle Young Poets award: read the winning poems - The Guardian

Foyle Young Poets award: read the winning poems - The Guardian | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
Foyle Young Poets award: read the winning poemsThe GuardianFoyle Young Poets award: read the winning poems. On National Poetry Day, the 15 winners of this year's Foyle Young Poets award, open to 11-17-year-olds from around the world, were announced.
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America’s Lofty Self-Regard: Why It’s Misplaced, and Why It May Lead Us to Ruin | Vanity Fair

America’s Lofty Self-Regard: Why It’s Misplaced, and Why It May Lead Us to Ruin | Vanity Fair | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
A bone-revealing, insightful piece on the stature of American idealism. Great writing, Todd Purdum.
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How to Deal With Writing Anxiety | Melissa Foster | Women's Fiction Author | One woman's journey, her daughter's will to survive, and a c

How to Deal With Writing Anxiety | Melissa Foster | Women's Fiction Author | One woman's journey, her daughter's will to survive, and a c | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
#Writer's #Anxiety?Here's a few helpful tips to avoid it: http://t.co/ZvQRl8zy #writing http://t.co/LLZWcLzf......... http://t.co/rN2iZfSq...
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Every writer struggles to tell the next great story - Las Vegas Review - Journal

Every writer struggles to tell the next great story - Las Vegas Review - Journal | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
Las Vegas Review - JournalEvery writer struggles to tell the next great storyLas Vegas Review - JournalAt that very moment, another acquaintance came by and said he'd recently purchased a book I'd written.
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These My Words - { The Penguin book of Indian Poetry }

These My Words - { The Penguin book of Indian Poetry } | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
Faithful Wives, Socialist Poets | Subhashini Kaligotla: 'via Blog this' (These My Words - { The Penguin book of Indian Poetry } http://t.co/l9gmOcmn...)...
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Some Day (when I’m old enough to ride my bike w/out training wheels again)

Some Day (when I’m old enough to ride my bike w/out training wheels again) | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
Some day, when I’m old enough to ride my bike without training wheels again, risking the blood of the scrape, …Continue reading » (Some Day (when I’m old enough to ride my bike w/out training wheels again) « Sea-Camel
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Photo by annatantrum18 • Instagram

Photo by annatantrum18 • Instagram | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
annatantrum18's photo on Instagram (RT @AnnaTantrum: "Tonight I can write the saddest lines" by Pablo Neruda #poetry http://t.co/Nb9tiAuA...)...
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Word of the year 'omnishambles' reflects British mood - Telegraph

Word of the year 'omnishambles' reflects British mood - Telegraph | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
It must be bad - Oxford Dictionaries has chosen the word "omnishambles" as its word of the year, reflecting the British mood.
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4 Tips For Writing a Quick First Draft - Books & Such Literary Agency : Books & Such Literary Agency

4 Tips For Writing a Quick First Draft - Books & Such Literary Agency : Books & Such Literary Agency | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
4 quick tips for writing a first draft by Rachelle Gardner http://t.co/CEufL1R2...
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Writing changed — perhaps even saved — my life

Writing changed — perhaps even saved — my life | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
This is a guest post by Jody Lamb, author of the middle-grade novel Easter Ann Peters’ Operation Cool. Jody enjoys writing stories for people young in age and at heart. She is a passionate advocate...
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Chinese writer wins Nobel - Philadelphia Inquirer

Chinese writer wins Nobel - Philadelphia Inquirer | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
Philadelphia InquirerChinese writer wins NobelPhiladelphia InquirerBorn Guan Moye in 1955 to a farming family in eastern Shandong province, Mo chose his pen name while writing his first novel.
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T.L. Bodine: Poems are Hard

T.L. Bodine: Poems are Hard | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
Poems are Hard. I'm not a poet by any stretch of the imagination. The last time I wrote poetry, I was in seventh grade creating the sort of angsty, poorly structured, haphazard stream-of-consciousness emotion-filled drivel that is ...
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Idioms and images - The Hindu

Idioms and images - The Hindu | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
The HinduIdioms and imagesThe HinduElephant Bathing is the first of two books of poems by Anand Thakore published this year. The poems, with a spread of themes varying from the general to the specific, are classified under distinct subheads.
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QueryTracker Blog: Writing Realistic Love Relationships

QueryTracker Blog: Writing Realistic Love Relationships | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
RT @SydneyWriters: RT @SydneyWriters: Writing realistic love relationships: http://t.co/9E2awKPS...
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Poets You Should Know About: Frederick Seidel, the Villain - The Daily Gazette

Poets You Should Know About: Frederick Seidel, the VillainThe Daily GazetteWhy, someone might ask, should you know about any poets? Well, this is Swarthmore. We know about things that don't matter.
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THE UPS AND THE DOWNS OF LOVE THE LETTER TO HER

THE UPS AND THE DOWNS OF LOVE   THE LETTER TO HER | Writing with Fire | Scoop.it
THE LETTER TO HER love EdwardWilkes (Poetry - THE UPS AND THE DOWNS OF LOVE THE LETTER TO HER - Wattpad http://t.co/O8pFynb1...)...
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