Reading Like a Writer – Different Points of View (POV)

A determining factor for the  story and tone in every book is the POV, or point of view. This is certainly no news to any reader. When you read like a writer, though, the POV can help you predict how the story will develop and with what pace. Being aware of the pros and cons of the different …

Ghetto Lyrics for Poetry Day

It was US National Poetry Day a few weeks ago. Forgive my short memory, but since I am not in the US, I am forgiven if the date slipped my mind. The word poetry has a bitter sting for me. I am an absolute poetry slacker - I never read, let alone write any. There have been …