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Poetry Writing and Self-Editing Tips – Part 2

This is Part 2 of a two-part series on poetry tips: Tips for self-editing your poetry. Part 1 in this series discussed: Tips for building your poetry skills.   Tips for self-editing your poetry: Edit your poem several times. After each edit, put the poem away and let it percolate in your mind. Tinker with … Continue reading

concise writing / editing / poetry / rhymes / voice

Poetry Writing and Self-Editing Tips- Part 1

This is Part 1 of a two-part series on poetry tips: Tips for building your poetry skills. Part 2 in this series will discuss: Tips for self-editing your poetry. Tips for building your poetry skills: Read lots of different kinds of poetry, both old and new, in order to improve your own work. Read newly … Continue reading

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Abbreviations Poetical

Do you have trouble remembering the rules of abbreviation? Maybe this rhyme will help you remember! Abbreviations keep it short– Like ā€œlā€ is litre and quart is ā€œqt.ā€ In articles and stories, use the shorter form For words like Ms and Mr., because they are the norm. But for short forms not well known, starting … Continue reading