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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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Poetry Master Series: How to Write a Heroic Quatrain

Poetry Master Series: How to Write a Heroic Quatrain

Above image courtesy of: https://www.slideshare.net/teachersheen/ How to Write a Heroic or Elegiac Quatrain As the above image suggests, a Heroic (or Elegiac) Quatrain is any poem written using four line stanzas usually with a rhyme scheme of ABAB, and written in iambic pentameter. Easy enough, right? So what is iambic pentameter, then? Iambic pentameter basically refers…

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1st Ever Kindred Poetry Challenge

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: I’ll list the challenge, then you write it, post it, tag me and follow me on Instagram. I will randomly select 1 entry to be reposted and shared across all of my social media,…

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New Poem – Mind Meld

New Poem – Mind Meld

New Poem! Here is one of my new poems, Mind Meld (Shout out to any Star Trek fans out there). For more content like this, follow me on Instagram @JasonJGKindred. Also check out my poetry collection Scattered Light. Hope you enjoy! Mind Meld Peace.

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Oldest Poem Ever Written – The Epic of Gilgamesh

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: The Epic of Gilgamesh. This is an epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia, written circa 2000 BCE, that is actually thought to be one of the oldest works of literature, period. The epic follows the life and…

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Moonshine – A New Poem

Moonshine – A New Poem

Some of you may already know (I hope) that I recently published my first collection of poetry titled Scattered Light, thanks to Nevermore Press. If you haven’t already, please do check it out. I’ve since written some new works, which I will be sharing here over the next week or so, starting today. If you…

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Free Book Giveaway!

Free Book Giveaway!

You heard that right; for the next 48 hours we are giving away free digital copies of my new book Scattered Light! All you have to do is purchase a digital copy of the book through Amazon, PM proof of purchase, and we will send a copy to the person of your choosing on your…

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