Poets & Events

Poet Talk with Maggie Chalifoux

The Passion of Poetry Open Mic Night November 22 2020 by Lisa Tomey Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast

Annette Tarpley's Facebook group "The Passion of Poetry" held an Open Mic on November 22 and this is the replay of the poets words. Featured are: Anna Maria Dall'Olio Annette Tarpley Jill Sharon Kimmelman Sarfraz Ahmed Syed Zafar Munir Elizabeth O Ogunmodede LaVan Robinson Kathy Jo Bryant Lisa Tomey — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lisa-tomey/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lisa-tomey/support
  1. The Passion of Poetry Open Mic Night November 22 2020 by Lisa Tomey
  2. Poet Talk with Danielle Martin by Lisa Tomey
  3. Poet Talk with Maggie Chalifoux by Lisa Tomey
  4. Poet's Connection – Poetry Submission Workshop replay with JeanMarie Olivieri
  5. Poet Talk with Noelle Nams by Lisa Tomey

Ok Pinterest, You Make Holiday Decorations Look So Easy But You Make Me Feel Like An Epic Fail!

Hilarious! Soooo 2020!!

Midlife Margaritas

I want to be one of those super creative people that makes their own holiday decorations. I am NOT one of those people. Unfortunately, Pinterest makes me feel incompetent. Isn’t it bad enough I fall down that creative rabbit hole for hours and feel super inspired, only to try and fail over and over again?

I’m the mom that bought tons of “Creative Memories” stuff back in the 90’s. I bet I spent a community college tuition on that stuff. Made one page. Not even a whole scrapbook. It looked like a third grader did the work. A few years ago I finally sold all the stuff I had bought from those at home parties. Scrap book pages, scissors, stickers, picture cutters, etc. in a yard sale. A Young mom even asked what all that was. When I told her she said, “Oh I do digital Scrapbooks”. Duh. We didn’t…

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Heart Beats Anthology is Taking Submissions

Submission Information:

The Prolific Pulse is accepting Anthology Submissions

“Heart Beats” is an anthology of poetry about the various aspects of what makes us tick or makes a heart-beat.

This will be about love, life, happiness, anything that makes life more joyful or tolerable.

Let’s face it. These are tough times and there have been many events in 2020 which have many of us shaking our heads. People who were once friends have gone their separate ways. Some are soul searching, examining life more closely as time has leant more for this.

Heart Beats is about working through and maybe even overcoming these challenges. It is about what brings smiles to our faces or, at least, in our hearts.

Submissions will be accepted until December 31, 2020 What a great way to end this year.

What we accept:

Poetry of no more than one standard 8×11 page, 12-point font per poem.

Three poems per submission is the maximum to be accepted for consideration of publication.

Any form of poetry is acceptable. Ekphrastic poetry is accepted, but no photos or drawings may be used in the book. Shape poems may not be exact for printing.

A third person, short bio is required.

Place your full name, address, phone number, and preferred email address in the email. (this is for the editor’s use only)

Paste your poetry in the email body, NO ATTACHMENTS will be opened.

Keep it joyful, keep it friendly, keep it hopeful and your submission will be reviewed.

Deadline for submissions is December 31, 2020

Decisions will be provided by February 2021

Publication is slated for April 2021 (subject to change at the discretion of the editor)

Email submissions to: prolificpulse@gmail.com and put Heart Beats in the Subject line.

An acknowledgement will be sent within 48 hours.

All accepted writers will be required to sign a contract before final acceptance.

Please keep all submissions at a PG-13 rating at the highest.

Previously published works are okay if they are posted on Social Media.

Previously published works which have been published in a journal or internet-based publisher’s site are okay as long as acknowledgements are provided, and it does not violate any rights of the publication.

After publication, all writers who are published will be invited to read their poetry via an internet meeting and have this performance broadcast via the Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast.

Thank you for your consideration for publishing in the Heart Beats Anthology

Lisa Tomey, Editor and Founder of Prolific Pulse


Sunday’s Six Sentence Story Word Prompt!

Need a prompt? Here’s one for you! Join us this week, why doncha?

GirlieOnTheEdge's Blog

Welcome to GirlieOnTheEdge and Sunday’s prompt word reveal for Six Sentence Stories!
And a warm welcome to some new faces this week 🙂 If you’re not familiar with this particular writing challenge, every Sunday I post a cue/prompt word to use in your Six Sentence Story. Your Six can be story, poem or excerpt from a wip. Each Wednesday evening following, I post the Inlinkz link used to link the URL to your story. A 2nd page is created through the “Click here to enter” blue Inlinkz button. There you’ll find thumbnails to everyone’s Six Sentence Stories. If you have difficulty linking, don’t hesitate to send me a message. I will assist. Enjoy your week everyone, be safe and I’ll meet everyone back here soon!

Rules of the hop:
Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.
Use the current week’s prompt word.
Return here, link your post…

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