September Writing Goals

Another busy month has come and gone. Things were especially hectic with school starting back up for my daughter, and my husband teaching again this semester. We’re starting to get into the groove though, so that is good. Before I do my usual recap, here are a few highlights from August that weren’t originally listed in my goals for the month I submitted two poems to some children’s magazines I applied to be a Cybils judge I joined NetGalley so I can start receiving and reviewing ARC (advance reader copies of books) I didn’t do too bad on my August … Continue reading September Writing Goals

Zines Zines Zines!

I just received the first batch of zines for the upcoming Zine Swap! Jazlyn sent me these beautiful little booklets with an illustrated short story.   I’d love to have a few (or a lot) more people participate. Zines are fun and easy to do. The theme is Autumn/Fall. Make a zine of your illustrations. Fill it with poetry. Tell a story. It is up to you! If you’d like more info, check out this post, or email my at slothreads1985@gmail.com Continue reading Zines Zines Zines!

Poetry Friday – Zine Swap

It’s Friday! And you know what that means: Poetry! Want to know more about Poetry Friday? Click this link right here. And be sure to check out Mainly Write to see this week’s round up of wonderful poetry related posts, blogs and goodness. ________________________________________ I recently discovered zines (short for magazines). These little mini magazines that can cover the whole gamut of possible content.  And they can be very basic or very ornate. Just do a quick image search for “zine examples“. But, at their core, they are very easy to make. Many (like mine below) are made out of one … Continue reading Poetry Friday – Zine Swap