How to Keep Writing in a Busy Season from TheBlissfulPoet.com

How to Keep Writing In a Busy Season

My husband and I bought our first house a few months ago. To me, that puts us squarely in the “grown up” camp even though I don’t feel nearly adult enough to be a homeowner. (I’ve just barely come around to the idea that I’m old enough to be married—and we’ve been married for three […]

One Poem a Week_My Writing Challenge for the Year from TheBlissfulPoet.com / writing tips, writing challenge, poetry, poems, writing inspiration

One Poem a Week: My Challenge for 2016

It’s true: I’m one of those nerdy poet types who’ll polish off a carafe of coffee in less than a morning, the one who communicates like a toddler unless I’m writing, the one who underlines and stars whole paragraphs in books and cries with sheer amazement at the mastery of a perfectly-crafted poem. God, why […]

Afraid to Freelance Learn to Simplify from TheBlissfulPoet.com >> freelance writing, work at home mom, WAHM, make money online, make money writing, freelancing tips, mompreneur, work at home jobs

Afraid to Freelance? Learn to Simplify

There’s that one poem by that one (and sometimes only) poet everyone knows, Robert Frost, about the road not taken. You know the one. It’s called “The Road Not Taken”. It ends like this: “I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I– […]

So You Want To Be a Poet?: Helpful Tips for Writing & Getting Your Work Published | The Blissful Poet

So You Want to Be a Poet

  You’ve scratched, scribbled, and sculpted your greatest hopes and fears into artfully-crafted verses on a page — or perhaps your computer screen. Maybe you’ve cried about it, laughed at it, and crumpled it into the trash a few times before retreating to the kitchen for a well-deserved snack. Brain fuel, right? (Writing is exhausting […]