Posts Tagged ‘ haiku ’

Wanna buy a vowel? Check out my Etsy store

If you're in the market for some hot vowels — or even a few choice consonants — you'll want to check out my latest offerings via Etsy. The first of these are my "Haiku for Haters" mini-books, which I'm selling for a mere $1 (plus taxes and shipping). Containing 24 pages of original haiku for the haters of the world, these cheeky poems take on the staid world of ancient 5-7-5 Japan. Well Continue Reading...

4th of July haiku

Normally I don't like to share my haiku with my husband. It's not that I'm afraid of his judgement, exactly. It's more that the stuff scribbled in my personal notebooks is mostly just private. It hasn't been edited, and it's not publication-worthy, so why would I let someone else see it? But this morning he said to me, "I liked the haiku in your notebook." To which I replied suspiciously, Continue Reading...

Winter haiku

I haven't written any of my haiku-a-day in a while, and since I've got a few Basho books out of the library right now, I thought I'd give it a go. It's the end of January, and I'm feeling a bit unmoored. I'm used to ice and snow at this time of the year, and while it's certainly cold here in Texas (apparently it's 34 degrees outside right now) and rather a desolate landscape (as evidenced by my Continue Reading...

Sexy writing workshop and haiku

In addition to reading being sexy, as detailed in yesterday's post, writing is also super sexy. Which is why I'm taking it to the sexiest level possible and teaching a workshop about writing sexy stories! My "Saucy Smut" class is happening this Friday, October 9 at 6:30PM at Joy Toyz (4200 St-Laurent, suite 415), and will feature tips and tricks for anyone interested in learning how to get Continue Reading...

Haiku A Day #1 — Rocktober!

[caption id="attachment_761" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Breakfast of champions: guitar bento (photo by Flickr user Sakurako Kitsa)"][/caption] I forgot to mention yesterday that it's now ROCKTOBER! (the exclamation point is actually mandatory), so my first real haiku a day is inspired by this concept. And what is the concept of Rocktober!, you may be asking? According to the Continue Reading...