Acrostic poems and why everyone can write them.

Hey there everyone, Amaranthineblogs here.Through this post I want to introduce to you what an acrostic poem is.”An acrostic poem is a type of poetry where the first, last or other letters in a line spell out a particular word or phrase. The most common and simple form of an acrostic poem is where the first letters of each line spell out the word or phrase.”.Not many people know about this and hey if you do, then type a “yes” in the comments section and let me know.Here’s an example for an acrostic poem I wrote : https://amaranthineblogs.wordpress.com/2017/08/23/women-an-acroustic-poem/ That’s one … Continue reading Acrostic poems and why everyone can write them.

The caged bird..

The bird in the cage is destitute it cries, but no sound is heard it’s heart has been shattered into a million pieces it’s hope smashed to smithereens. The black hooded figure outside, stares it’s nefarious smile spreads through the cage.. and the poor bird..it shivers. It’s desire to live…plunged into and burned like an unlighted candle.               the bird     Continue reading The caged bird..

What’s the Point?

This is sort of our favorite topic these days. Recently someone asked me, “How’s the writing going? Have you published yet?” We won’t discuss my awkward handling of that conversation. Instead I’ll give you the answer I wish I’d given: “It’s going well, and no, but that’s not why I’m doing this.” People assume things. “Don’t forget us when you’re a bestselling author!” said a relative I’d never met before, when I said I wanted to write books someday. “It’s not very practical. You need a good backup plan,” warned a former high school teacher when she heard I was … Continue reading What’s the Point?

A big thank you to my 11 followers.

Hey!Back here again…with an obvious clear cut reason.This post goes out to the 11 followers who changed my life.Yes, that’s all I have, 11 followers and according to me that 2 digit number is pretty big, bigger than a million.I was pretty depressed when I started this blog, and almost grief stricken by the end of 2 years when I ended up having no followers at all, seriously two years of posting, editing, writing, rewriting and then it all came down to that.But then I realized something…. the truth, there are almost over (my approximation) a few million bloggers in … Continue reading A big thank you to my 11 followers.

Do what you love and get paid for it.

Hello Creative writer, The thought of sitting at my computer and writing- crafting stories, it one of the things I love to do most in my life. The dream is that this could be your job, right? Well, there are two ways this can actually go. When I moved back to my hometown in 2010 I was given an amazing opportunity. I opened a Art studio at a gallery in the art district and I was able to start working for myself. In the beginning it was just what I’d dreamed and I was able to sit in my studio … Continue reading Do what you love and get paid for it.

Writing Resources

The Creative Writing Club at Penn Highlands spent two semesters sharing our favorite writing aids and sources of inspiration with one another. With a new semester just beginning, it’s a good time to gather all those helpful resources in one place. Share your favorite writing tools down in the comments! Not sure what to write about? The Time Is Now offers three writing prompts every week in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Abulafia collects random generators for pretty much any facet of storytelling you could ask for to help jump-start your writing. Story Cubes and Nanofictionary were favorite storytelling games at our writing club … Continue reading Writing Resources

FALL IS COMING

Hello Creative Writer, It seems like it’s been ages since we spoke. We took a bit of a break to let all of our members rest, relax and vaca as summer demands but I just thought i’d check in. We are so excited to get this new semester started. We will be resuming meetings at the PHCC library location and hopefully planning more fun and inspiring writing events. This summer has actually been a great time for reflecting and working independently on our writing skills. As we move back into the “nose to the grind stone” energy of Fall it’s … Continue reading FALL IS COMING

Reading: The Best Friend of Writing

There is nothing like being a writer and opening a book that someone else wrote. When I was younger I was thoroughly intimidated to write after reading the likes of Dickens, Wordsworth and Shakespeare. Who wouldn’t be? You think, how can I call myself a writer when I know darn well I can’t write like that? You might be discouraged before you even even put pen to paper. As i’ve gotten older though I look instead at these powerhouses and more as my goals and teachers, my mentors and friends. I read to learn- what do they get right and … Continue reading Reading: The Best Friend of Writing

MY NEW BLOG!!an announcement.

Hey readers!!This blog is to announce something big.I’ve not been able to write here for the past few days, and that was because I was busy with my new blog.Yes, I have started another blog all about books and reviews.Please check out my new blog and also like, share and follow if you like  my content. 🙂 My old blog :https://amaranthineblogs.wordpress.com/ My new blog :https://thebibliophiledot.wordpress.com/ Continue reading MY NEW BLOG!!an announcement.