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Moonshine - A New Poem

Some of you may already know (I hope) that I recently published my first collection of poetry titled Scattered Light, ...

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Awesome Words for Dictionary Day

I love words and I enjoy lists. So, in honor of Dictionary Day, I thought I would make a list ...

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Distraction-Free Writing

Distraction-Free Writing I've noticed a big push lately toward writing free of distractions. I would guess that any writers out there ...

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How to Write an Email Query Letter or Submission

How to Write a Query Letter for Email Submissions So, you've written a masterpiece children's book and you want to send ...

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Children's Book Publishers Accepting Submissions

Publisher's Accepting Unsolicited Manuscript Submissions This is a list of children's book publishers that accept unsolicited manuscript submissions, or have at ...

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Top Ten Children's Book Publishers

I decided it was time for another Top Ten List. So, here we go... **Links updated 10/16/2015** Top Ten Children's Book Publishers that ...

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Writing Tools - A list of Ten Essential Tools for Writers

In this top 10 list, I'm tackling tools that make life easier for the writer. These writing tools can be ...

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Book Spotlight: Haven of Dante

Book Spotlight on Haven of Dante It's time to shed a light on a new deserving title. This time, it's not ...

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1st Ever Kindred Poetry Challenge

It's time for the 1st ever Kindred Poetry Challenge! This is an Instagram exclusive. Here's how this is going to work: ...

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Oldest Poem Ever Written - The Epic of Gilgamesh

In honor of National Poetry Month, I'd like to spotlight what is largely considered the oldest known poem ever written: ...

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New Poems and Artwork

Life has been busy of late and this website has, sadly, been neglected a bit. I’m much more active on instagram – @kindred.author and @kindred.artist. That being said, I have been writing. I recently finished my second poetry book, Apocalypsis. It’s yet to be published, but stay tuned for more info on that. I also…

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50 Synonyms for “Song”

50 Synonyms for “Song”

Numerous words that describe various types of musical composition are listed and defined below. (Note that in the definitions below, popular denotes not a musical form that is widely enjoyed, but a song of a type traditionally derived from common people and folk traditions rather than from professional composers. Forms of the word accompany refer…

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5 Reasons We’re Grateful For Writers Who Are Veterans

5 Reasons We’re Grateful For Writers Who Are Veterans

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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10 Motivational Quotes And Mantras To Power You Through NaNoWriMo

10 Motivational Quotes And Mantras To Power You Through NaNoWriMo

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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11 Things Writers Say In Query Letters—But Really Shouldn’t

11 Things Writers Say In Query Letters—But Really Shouldn’t

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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En Plein Air: Could This Painting Technique Work For Your Writing? | Writer’s Relief

En Plein Air: Could This Painting Technique Work For Your Writing? | Writer’s Relief

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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7 Fun And Useful Must-Have Apps For Writers

7 Fun And Useful Must-Have Apps For Writers

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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8 Tips To Winning A Poetry Chapbook Contest And Getting Published

8 Tips To Winning A Poetry Chapbook Contest And Getting Published

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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Kindred Poetry Challenge Winner: dk DraekPoetry Again!

Kindred Poetry Challenge Winner: dk DraekPoetry Again!

And the winner is…. The winner of this month’s Kindred Poetry Challenge on Instagram is dk, aka @draekpoetry! For his second win in a row1 The subject of this challenge was pain and the form was free verse. Draek seriously nailed this challenge. There were many great entries, but this one stood out. He portrayedhis story in a very compelling manner….

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Kindred Poetry Challenge Winner: dk DraekPoetry

Kindred Poetry Challenge Winner: dk DraekPoetry

And the winner is…. The winner of last Wednesday’s Kindred Poetry Challenge on Instagram is dk, aka @draekpoetry! The subject of this challenge was wide open and the form was heroic quatrain. His writing on Instagram is powerful, well paced, and often profound. Definitely worth checking it out! Below is his entry, Springtime: Be sure to check dk out…

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