Posts Tagged "Soul Poet"

Year of Love and Light

Year of Love and Light

Having embraced and been embraced by innumerable different experiences last year, I know I am not alone in describing 2010 as a year of reflection and withdrawal, of letting go and welcoming, of opening and accepting, of travelling and finding, and staying home and re-discovering – of diverse and wondrous people, places, and events, and of deep learning and a resultant sense of stillness,...

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What to read at a wedding?

What to read at a wedding?

The wonderful, vivacious Lady Val Corbett, Director of the brilliant  ‘Hoxton Apprentice‘ social enterprise, and networker extraordinaire, sent me this reading which was part of the service at  her daughter’s recent wedding…such beautiful words, truly moving and apposite. I have been a long time fan of Robert Fulghum’s  “All I Really Need to Know I Learned...

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The Importance of a Good Author Interview

The Importance of a Good Author Interview

I had great fun talking to my good friend author, poet and super creative Tom Evans, aka The Bookwright, last week. The topic was his two latest books, Flavours of Thought and The Art & Science of Lightbulb Moments. Tom wanted to have quality video footage to help promote his books, and also to have the experience of being drawn out on his subjects. That’s something I love to do, and...

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10/10/10 words

I was prompted by the unique significance of the date on Sunday 10th October 2010  to write some words – and set myself a light hearted challenge to only use words containing the word ‘ten’…here’s the result: Tender Words Listen, attend: Countenance Brightened, Heartened, Lightened. Tension softened, Sentences sweetened. Tendrils...

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Guide to Writing Short Poems

Guide to Writing Short Poems

Following on from yesterday’s post about my judging  the Twitter Valentine’s poetry competition hosted by Hallmark, I’m delighted to announce that my special 6 page guide to writing short poems is now ready – it’s packed with great tips and will tell you how some famous poets (including the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy) compose their works!  This guide is valued...

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