If I was a rooster, I’d be crowing from the rooftop to announce the publication of the Best of Today’s Little Ditty Anthology: 2014-2015 (Volume 1).
I’m honored to have my poem, Seed for Thought, selected out of hundreds written in response to challenges by established authors and editors including Lee Bennett Hopkins, J. Patrick Lewis, Bob Raczka, and Rebecca M. Davis. Continue reading
I never know as much as when I don’t know anything. Continue reading
One of my poems, Sister Blue, won First Place at NY Literary Magazine. Sister Blue will be published in the NY Literary Magazine anthology, Awake, in December 2016. Awake will be available in print or as a free kindle download. Continue reading
gray and white,
clouds unroll like mummy wrappings
for the moon
Notes: Happy October! I’m gearing up for Halloween. Continue reading
I woke. I groaned.
I clenched my eyes,
but the sunlight
had no mercy. Continue reading
For all of us writers blogging, slogging and bogging down in the publishing labyrinth, I decided to publish my tips and shortcuts. My bookmarking system had started to feel like the snake pit from Raiders of the Lost Ark. This organizes and sets out part of my writing journey, including some books on writing I love. Feel free to leave me some of your favorite sites or books.
Tip of the Day: When I know a paragraph is duller than untoasted white bread, I look at my links for sensory words or my own ABCs of Fairy Tales for some sugar and spice.
Copyright 2016 Brenda Davis Harsham Continue reading