In shopping for the perfect gift comes a bit of stress in contemplating what to buy that special someone, or that distant relative, long lines at super stores and gift shops, wrapping gifts once you get home, and then waiting to mail packages at the post office or mail store. Avoid all the hassle and [...]
Preparing Your Poetry or Other Manuscript for Publication © Monika Rose April 2011
A few tips from Monika Rose, Editor – monikarosewriter.com
These are not conclusive…many more things to think about abound, but these are a few….
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1. Saving your [...]
Here is how Monika Rose converted a free verse poem to a Sonnet form — see the poem titled “Father” below the sonnet titled “Fish”, which was transformed from the free verse form.
Conversion to an English Sonnet (time: 2 hours)
Start with a situation and a statement of a condition, situation, or event [...]
I first published Monika Rose’s poetry in the Mindprint Review, a literary journal of regional and international writing and art published back in the late 1980s. And even then, I was taken with her whimsical wit and metaphysical humor in poems such as “Carp” and “Eye.” Today, she has evolved these skills into the [...]
Pattiann Rogers, poet, says:
The poems in River By the Glass are rich with the details of the earth moving moment by moment from death to life, from life to death. Monika Rose understands the union of these transformations and records [...]
River by the Glass is ready to ship! Monika Rose wants you to sip and dip in! It’s your glass and you can cry if you want to. But you won’t cry ~ most of the poems will make you see aspects of life once again, from your own buried memories. Bring up those [...]
River of Glass just released! by GlenHill Publications. Ron Pickup, Editor at GlenHill has something to say about Monika’s work!
My book of poems has a mix of subject matters ~ anywhere from the unpredictable and puzzling world of nature, to the equivocating [...]