World Poetry Day 20 Yrs Old!

From our understanding World Poetry Day is going to be 20 yrs old this year! Designated by UNESCO in 1999, the 21st of March is a day to share, create […]

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Exercises

Collaborate

A fun exercise that can really help if you are stuck just staring at a blank screen or piece of paper, is to collaborate! Find another poet or would be […]

Guest Bloggers

Jason Conway – Guest Poet

I started my poetry journey back in July 2016 during a family holiday in Woolacombe UK. I had a surfing lesson and whilst swimming in the sea I gazed into […]

Exercises

Found Things

This image is from an archaeology dig at St Mary’s DeCrypt, a church that included an old school wrong – but what do you see? What do you think the […]

Exercises

Dream Diaries

Dream diaries are a good way to generate ideas, phrases and moods. When you awake in the morning jot down your dreams, even if you can’t remember them specifically you […]

About WoPo

Poetry Writing Time 2018!

It’s that time of year again when poetry madness takes over the brain! That’s right it’s WoPo Time and that means it’s Write Time! But where to begin? January is […]

Resources

Escape Into Life Visuals

Escape Into Life a group that features emerging art and literature has a group on flickr has some amazing visuals which are an ecclectic mix guarenteed to get your creative […]

Videos

Poetry TEDx Talk

TED talks are an amazing source of material for writers but this one is actually about writing poetry.

Writing Challenges

NaPoWriMo 2017

April is National Poetry Writing Month as well as several other writing challenges. The origins of the poem a day writing drive can be found here and it is also […]

Exercises

Rock Pools

Rock pools are little worlds onto themselves, little creatures interacting with hierarchy. Do they realise that there is a world out there that is bigger? A whole ocean for little […]

Exercises

Idea Spiral

Idea have a habit of breeding more ideas, this can be brilliant and make you really productive or it can de-rail the writing process and you simple have too many […]