Poetry

Self-Publishing Hall of Fame: Derek Walcott

Derek Walcott, Nobel-Prize winning poet and playwright, wrote his first poem at the age of 14. Before the age of 20, he self-published his first poetry collection and also produced his first play. Walcott was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for his reimagining of The Odyssey (Omeros), his books of plays (including his most […]

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Celebrate National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate, why not post a new poem to your blog every single day of April. Celebrate poets. Celebrate poetry. Here’s an example of what you can do.

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Waterfall: A Poem on deviantART

Waterfall a prose poem by John Kremer I found the strangest waterfall in a narrow channel along a flat plain in the gully near my home. It was too flat for a fall, and yet I heard the unmistakable gurgle of a waterfall. So I crawled down into the belly of the gully to check […]

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Book Marketing: How to Market Novels and Poetry

Novel Marketing: Marketing Your Fiction and Poetry Author Promotions: How Terry McMillan Got Her Bestselling Start Book Editors and Book Publishers for First-Time Novelists Book Marketing Trend: James Patterson’s Two Book Release Book Review Galleys: What Should They Look Like? Book Signings: Selling Books to Bookstores  

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Booksellers Recommend: The Antigone Poems by Marie Slaight

An intensely personal invocation of the ancient Greek tragedy, The Antigone Poems was created in the 1970s while writer Marie Slaight and artist Terrence Tasker were living in Montreal and Toronto. A bold retelling of the ancient tale of power, defiance and justice, its poetry and images capture the anguish and despair of the original […]

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Marketing Poetry Books

The key to selling poetry books is to build a following by doing live readings of your poems wherever you can. For online marketing, don’t worry about social networks. Search for various poetry websites where you can submit samples of your work. Also look for poetry websites that feature authors reading their poems, especially those […]

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Poem: Steps of Faith – The Book Marketing Network

Have you begun an exciting, new journey, from stepping in a new direction of faith? Have you found your way out of the wilderness? Remember your covering of Christ’s righteousness. For you’ve been given ample opportunities… to find your identity within His Kingdom. Have you figured out by logic and reason, how to enjoy spiritual […]

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