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The Dodge Poetry Festival Is Going Virtual For 2020 | Writer’s Relief

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The Dodge Poetry Festival Is Going Virtual For 2020 | Writer’s Relief

Due to continuing concerns about the pandemic, the Dodge Poetry Festival—the largest poetry event in North America—will be going virtual this year! This event routinely draws more than 17,000 visitors each year. The festival will still feature individual and group poetry readings and performances, panel talks among several poets, Q&A with poets, and more, all live streaming at no cost.  We here at Writer’s Relief are marking our calendars now for the festival’s start date of October 22, 2020.

Learn more about the virtual Dodge Poetry Festival here!

 

The 5 Most Important Elements Of Great Short Stories | Writer’s Relief

You’re writing a short story and have a great opening line, an interesting plot that will wrap up neatly, and a word count that’s right on track. Yet, it still seems like something’s missing. At Writer’s Relief, we know there are must-have elements that make the difference between a “good” story and a “great” short… Continue Reading

Bright, Sparkly Writing Prompts For The Fourth Of July | Writer’s Relief

Time to declare your independence from writer’s block! These red, white, and blue Fourth of July-themed writing prompts will help spark your inspiration. Note: If you post the results of this writing exercise in our comments section, please be aware of publishing industry rules about previously published writing. Summer Writing Prompts Inspired By The Fourth Of… Continue Reading

Celebrate Rainbow Book Month And Audiobooks | Writer’s Relief

As of June 2020, GLBT Book Month has been renamed Rainbow Book Month by the American Library Association to better encompass the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community. And since June also happens to be Audiobook Appreciation Month, the bookworms here at Writer’s Relief decided to combine the two celebrations. Here are lists of great audiobooks… Continue Reading

Vacation Tweets From Your Favorite Literary Characters | Writer’s Relief

With 328 million active accounts, it seems almost everyone has a Twitter account these days. Perhaps Shakespeare’s character Polonius was on to something when he stated, “Brevity is the soul of wit,” because—even limited to 240 characters or fewer—some tweets can be pretty clever and funny. As the summer heats up, the social media experts… Continue Reading



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