Helping Writers Achieve Their Dreams for Over 14 Years!
FREE NEWSLETTER   |   LINKS FOR WRITERS   |   FROM THE EDITOR: Coffee on the Deck - Ramblings on the Writing Life

For Beginners:
    Getting Started
    Grammar & Skill-Building
    How to Win Contests
    The Writing Life
For Fiction Writers:
    General Fiction Tips
    Crafting Fabulous Fiction
For Nonfiction Writers:
    Freelancing Tips
    Travel Writing
    International Freelancing
    Creative Nonfiction
    Tech & Copywriting
More Writing Tips:
    Children's Writing
    Poetry & Greeting Cards
For Every Writer:
    Queries & Submissions
    The Writing Business
    Rights & Copyright
    Getting Published
    Promotion/Social Media

Starting Your Career as a Freelance Writer

Queries, Pitches and Proposals

Print Friendly and PDF

Poetry & Greeting Cards

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

For more information, check our links to:
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

Get our articles, tips, and publishing news twice a month FREE with our Newsletter!

Copyright © 2015 by Moira Allen. All rights reserved.
All materials on this site are the property of their authors and may not be reprinted
without the author's written permission, unless otherwise indicated.
For more information please contact Moira Allen, Editor

Organize your writing
and save time. Click here for a free download

A Writer's Year 2015

The Writer's Guide to Holidays...

Writing to Win