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Posts tagged: Robert Brewer

Wednesday Poetry Prompt

Robert Brewer posts poetry prompts on Wednesdays. I’ve found that this gets me into a practice of writing–even if it’s awful. Today’s prompt is to start a poem with “I think…” Let me know if you make this happen. I’m not publishing my poetry in this blog, but I do have an email list of people who are also writing the prompts if you want to
–and you can also post your poem on Brewer’s blog to be part of that community.

Follow a Twitter thread on Poetry today

In addition to Neil Gaiman’s short story starting at noon Eastern today, you might be interested in following the Twitter thread started by Robert Brewer. It uses the hashtag #poettues, as I mentioned in my previous post. You don’t even have to have a Twitter account to follow along. Just go to this Twitter search for #poettues. This is a new experiment, and I’m interested in seeing what comes of it.

Grants, Awards & Motivation for Poets

Poets & Writers Magazine has come up with a database of writing contests that have been vetted and somehow proved legitimate. Even if you don’t win anything, isn’t it nice to have the motivation of a deadline?

Another motivator is Robert Brewer, who is the editor of Writer’s Market and Poet’s Market, as well as the online editor of He does prompts for poets every Wednesday from his blog, Poetic Asides. Today’s prompt is “about finding something that doesn’t belong where it is.” You can also join his page on Facebook to follow the prompts and get great poetry news. He has recently started a meme on Twitter with the hashtag #poettues for conversations about poetry (I think they were meant to be exclusively on Tuesdays, but who knows what will happen). You can follow the conversation on Twitter, even if you don’t have an account.

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