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Poetry & Greeting Cards

Poetry
Cowboy Poetry - Kennerly Clay
Critiquing Poetry (Including Your Own) - Gwyneth Box
Five Tips on Translating Poetry - Jennifer Liddy
Give Me a Meter, I'll Take a Foot - Tami Krueger
Poetic Forms: The Ballad - Conrad Geller
Poetic Forms: The Sonnet - Conrad Geller
Poetic Forms: The Triolet - Conrad Geller
Poetic Forms: The Villanelle - Conrad Geller
So You Wanna Be a Children's Poet... - Linda Phillips
Some Thoughts on Free Verse, Part I: The Line - Lawrence Schimel
Some Thoughts on Free Verse, Part II: The Shape of the Poem - Lawrence Schimel
Some Thoughts on Meter - Lawrence Schimel
Some Thoughts on Fun and Verse - Lawrence Schimel
Some Thoughts on Nontraditional Forms - Lawrence Schimel
Some Thoughts on the Sestina - Lawrence Schimel
Three Bad Reasons to Write Poetry - and One Great One! - Conrad Geller
Three Classic Welsh Poetry Forms - Tami Krueger
Turning Your Day Job Into Poetry - Shanna Germain
Visual Poetics - Nirmaldasan
Whose Rhyme Is It Anyway? - Dana Mitchell
Writing in Rhyme For Children - Laura Backes
Writing Speculative Poetry: An Interview with Bruce Boston - John Amen
Writing the 'Not-So-Simple' Haiku - Patricia Spork

Greeting Cards and Short-Verse Markets
Boost Your Income by Writing & Selling Greeting Card Ideas - Sandy Forbes
Breaking into the Greeting Card Market - Shery Ma Belle Arrieta
Breaking into the Spanish-Language Greeting Card Market - Susanna Baughman
Getting Your Greeting Card Line to Market - Karen Moore
Going for the Knockout Punch(line) - Nadia Ali
Greeting Cards: Writing that's Short and Sweet - Marie Cecchini
Slogan Scribe - Jenna Glatzer
Writing for the Electronic Greeting Card Market: An Interview with Nadia Ali - Moira Allen

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Poetry & Greeting Card Resources


Recommended Reading


Poet's Market

Writing to Win:
The Colossal Guide to Writing Contests

Also available on Kindle!

Creating Poetry

The Making of a Poem

Poetic Meter and Poetic Form

A Poetry Handbook

The Poetry Home Repair Manual

Poet Power: The Complete Guide to Getting Your Poetry Published

The Poet's Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry

The Practice of Poetry

Rhyme's Reason

The Sounds of Poetry

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