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Got prompts? Check out PSU student’s blog 14 Wednesday Words

Penn State student, Windsor Township native and October Poem of the Month contest winner Brittany Truscott is a busy gal. When she’s not writing contest-winning poetry and going to classes, she’s running a blog with a unique mission: to get … Continue reading

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Motivation and our writing lives: What keeps you going?

It’s November, which means it’s once again time for the biannual Poem A Day Challenge via the Writer’s Digest. The guidelines indicate that the goal is to produce a chapbook-length collection of poems by writing one poem every day throughout … Continue reading

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Don’t be a victim of a non-existent affliction: More poetry prompts for the ‘blocked’

I’ve been getting some positive feedback about the Poem of the Month contest — from YDR readers who enjoy seeing the occasional poem in print to people who are just discovering the blog, but also, from the poets who are … Continue reading

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Another poem-a-day challenge in November! Are you PAD-ing this month?

Every April for National Poetry Month, Writer’s Digest blogger Robert Lee Brewer posts a daily prompt for poets to encourage them to compose a poem a day. Last April, I made it to the 21st or so before my creative … Continue reading

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