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Mind The Gap Poetry Podcast

Melissa Todd on – Mind The Gap Poetry Podcast.

Mind the Gap is a poetry podcast. Each month an ensemble of spoken word artists send recordings of their poetry to Angela Dye: she collates and orders them, a conductor to a discordant, disparate orchestra, allowing their words to enhance each other, the strong and experienced nurturing and reinforcing the weak, together unifying into a …

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Confessions of a Pathological introvert – Melissa Todd

I am a Pathological introvert. Talking to people scares me. I can do it, but I do not seek it out. I’ve got quite good at asking humans questions about their health, hobbies, kids, holidays, then pulling a face that indicates interest, or even, on good days, a rough facsimile of enjoyment. Took me hours …

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Planner versus Pantser

Face off. Planning versus Pantsing

The Pantser The freedom to create without the confines of a plan. Famous pantsers include such authors as Margaret Atwood, Stephen King and Pierce Brown. Melissa Todd is a compulsive pantser. Do you know what you’re going to write before you’ve written it? I don’t. I can’t plan anything. Well, I can, but I can …

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The Shape of a Tulip Bird

The Shape of a Tulip Bird, by Christopher Hopkins

The Shape of a Tulip Bird Christopher HopkinISBN; UnavailablePrice  €12.99Available from the publisherClare Song Bird There are many poetry collections that deal exclusively in loss and grief. Usually they reflect on the life lived, eulogising the person lost, as well as examining the impact their death has on loved ones. Christopher Hopkins’ The Shape of …

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Issue 39, The Blue Nib New Poets and Writers

GET ALL ACCESS Subscribe today, and included with your subscription is access to all issues and archive plus members entry to the Blue Nib Chapbook Contest Subscribe Now Issue 39 Fiction & Non Fiction Featured Authors Kelli allenRoisin Maguiredavid butlerAda Wofford essaysJohn D. KellyGráinne daly Get The Print Issue Editorial: Dave Kavanagh Managing Editor   Welcome …

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On Watching A Lemon Sail The Sea

On Watching A Lemon Sail The Sea by Maggie Harris -Reviewed

ON WATCHING A LEMON SAIL THE SEA BY MAGGIE HARRIS (Cane Arrow Press) I had the luck to watch Maggie Harris launch this collection at Tongue Punch, the Tom Thumb theatre’s monthly poetry night in Margate. The lilting cadences of her not-quite-placeable accent gave a glide and a swoop to her words, sending them soaring …

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Issue 38

GET ALL ACCESS Subscribe today, and included with your subscription is access to all issues and archive plus members entry to the Blue Nib Chapbook Contest Subscribe Now Issue 38 Featured Writers Featured Poet -Mary Buchinger Featured Author -Teresa Sweeney Fiction by -Bruce Meyer Canadian Poet Alyssa Cooper Get The Print Issue Features Writers Perpetual …

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