My Twisted Writer Brain…, poetry

Call For Submissions for Family Friendly Positive Poetry–Auroras and Blossoms

Here we are at the end of April already! We're winding up Poetry Month 2021 and I hope you've written a ton! A few days ago I received a letter that I decided I'd share with you. David Ellis and I co-founded Auroras & Blossoms in 2019 to promote positive, uplifting and inspirational written and… Continue reading Call For Submissions for Family Friendly Positive Poetry–Auroras and Blossoms

Auntie Says, Faye Arcand, Faye E. Arcand, poetry

How Can a Poem and Its Meaning Make a Difference for Anyone?

Words and the sharing of stories with our children and those around us is powerful and keeps the stories alive. Carol was taken from her young mother in the hospital shortly after being born. Her biological mother died in a car accident before Carol ever had the opportunity to meet her.

My Twisted Writer Brain…, poetry, writing, writing tips

55 Writing Contests in February 2021 – No entry fees – by Erica Verrillo

Writing contests are one of my favorite things to do when I have extra time. They can be challenging, but if you get an honorable mention, place, or win the sense of validation is huge.