Styles of Poetry

There are a lot of different styles of poetry in the world. In celebration of Poetry month here are some short descriptions of just a handful of poetry styles. Maybe you’ll try your hand at writing one. Centro Poem – The word means patchwork in Latin and refers to a poem placed together from linesContinue reading “Styles of Poetry”

April is Poetry Month

That’s right, April is Poetry month. Time to get your poetry on. Usually for Poetry month I would suggest all the poetry reading events, slam poetry, open mic poetry nights your city has to offer. But with the current state of the world with social distancing all the places that traditionally hold these events areContinue reading “April is Poetry Month”

Smashwords Author’s Give Back Sale

With everything that is going on in the world Smashwords author’s wanted to give back to their readers. As one of those author’s I wanted you all to know about. From now until April 20th thousands of titles are deeply discounted or free on the site. Please come on by and see all the titlesContinue reading “Smashwords Author’s Give Back Sale”

I didn’t mean to take a six year hiatus from writing

I didn’t mean to take a six year hiatus from writing, I really didn’t. But as you know, life gets in the way of living sometimes. In reality I haven’t written fiction in six years. I have been writing lesson plans for my enrichment classes, which have been really fun. But it isn’t quite theContinue reading “I didn’t mean to take a six year hiatus from writing”

July Book Sale

Well hello happy people. I know July is almost over but it’s never too late to let you know about a book sale. Every year Smashwords hosts a very large sale on books. Books are up to 75% off and some are even free. Can’t beat free with a stick people. The author’s who participateContinue reading “July Book Sale”

Book Sale

You read that correctly, Book Sale! I have a great deal of my titles on sale this month on Smashwords. Here is your opportunity to check out my writing for up to 75% off. Here is just a sampling of the titles available during this sale: Mighty Magnificent Book of Prompts Solar System Lesson PlanContinue reading “Book Sale”

Brief History of Laura

To get things moving here I thought a brief history of me would be in order. I promise this isn’t going to be long but it’ll give you an idea of where I’m from and where I’ve been. I was born in Panorama City California on November 26, 1975. I grew up in Simi ValleyContinue reading “Brief History of Laura”