5 Creative Writing Blog Posts That You Might’ve Missed!

It's been awhile since we've posted any creative writing themed posts so we've compiled a list of our most popular writing posts to help our readers and fellow writers avoid writer's block and stay inspired. First, get started with Music in Set the Mood and Set the Stage: Instrumental Music for Writing In this blog post, … Continue reading 5 Creative Writing Blog Posts That You Might’ve Missed!

Be a Shape-Shifter: Four Poetic Forms to Try

Poems have existed much longer in formal structures than they have in the free-form structures that many modern poets favor. If your well of inspiration has run dry, or you've been struggling to revise a poem and it just isn't working with a free-form structure, your choices are anything but limited. There many forms to … Continue reading Be a Shape-Shifter: Four Poetic Forms to Try

How to Begin Again: Working Through Writer’s Block

Every writer experiences this moment: you fire up your laptop, pull up a blank word document, finger tips hovering expectantly over the keys, and out comes… nothing. Where your thoughts should be dancing across the screen in a composed ballet of letters, instead they remain desolate and barren. It’s as if your muse has suddenly decided … Continue reading How to Begin Again: Working Through Writer’s Block

Reginald Dwayne Betts On Craft; A Matter of Public v. Private

Want to inform your writing? Start by becoming informed. In a recent craft talk to our creative writing students, Reginald Dwayne Betts Jr, accomplished poet and author of a number of books including Bastards of the Reagan Era, gave the prompt: think of a recent headline or event and then juxtapose that event with something from … Continue reading Reginald Dwayne Betts On Craft; A Matter of Public v. Private