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Mused Spring Equinox 2018 issue

Posted by Terri on March 23, 2018 in Notes on the Pad |

The good folks at Mused have published two of my poems in their Spring Equinox 2018 issue. The poems are “Ear Worm” and “Visit.” Please check them out: Mused Spring Equinox

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“Leviathan” by Neil Aitken – Review

Posted by Terri on January 24, 2018 in Notes on the Pad, Reviews |

Neil Aitken’s “Leviathan” (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2016) has an intriguing focus. This poetry chapbook is about Charles Babbage, considered by many to be the father of the computer for the work he did with his analytical engine. I bought this book because, as a software developer myself, I found the subject interesting, even though I […]

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R.I.P. Ursula K. LeGuin

Posted by Terri on January 23, 2018 in Notes on the Pad |

One of the legends of science fiction passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018. Ursula K. LeGuin was a strong pillar of my sci-fi universe. She was not afraid to take the tropes of the field and toss them out the window. To me, her feminism shown through her fiction without hitting anyone over the […]

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Honoring Your Reality

Posted by Terri on January 14, 2018 in Notes on the Pad |

Gabriela Pereira talks about honoring your reality as a writer (DIY MFA Podcost #47, that is understanding that each person has their own way to be a writer. Sometimes what works for someone else isn’t going to work for you and what worked for you in the past might not work today. I bounced up […]

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My Writer’s Origin Story

Posted by Terri on January 10, 2018 in Notes on the Pad |

I joined the DIY-MFA Book Club this month and the first question/prompt is “How did you become a writer?” I’ve said that my love of poetry comes from a mix of Mother Goose and Edgar Allan Poe. I remember sitting with my big book of Mother Goose poems and reading “The Lion and the Unicorn.” […]

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Best Selling at Flutter Press

Posted by Terri on January 2, 2018 in Notes on the Pad |

“Ghosts of My Own Choosing” tied for Flutter Press’s third best selling chapbook of 2017. Thanks to everyone who’s bought and read my book. 2017 Best Sellers

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Facebook page

Posted by Terri on December 31, 2017 in Notes on the Pad |

I’ve now added an author’s Facebook page. You can find me at https://www.facebook.com/terrisimonwriter.

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Updates

Posted by Terri on December 27, 2017 in Notes on the Pad |

You may see a few odd posts, here or on other social media like Twitter, as I am doing some updates to the website and tying some functionality together to make life a bit simpler. As we move from 2017 to 2018, I hope this finds you well. I have plans to include reviews of […]

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“Ghosts of My Own Choosing” Review

Posted by admin on October 23, 2017 in Notes on the Pad |

Big thanks to Lidy Wilks for her review of “Ghosts of My Own Choosing” on her blog: Paving My Author’s Road

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Ghosts of My Own Choosing

Posted by admin on October 9, 2017 in Notes on the Pad |

Flutter Press has published my first chapbook, Ghosts of My Own Choosing. I am extremely grateful to Sandy Benitez at Flutter Press for accepting my work and working closely with me this past week to get everything sorted out for publication. Please visit the Flutter Press website and check out the great poetry available there. […]

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Allegro Poetry Magazine

Posted by admin on October 9, 2017 in Notes on the Pad |

My poem, “Distaff: Pandora,” was published in Allegro Poetry Magazine’s Issue 14 (September 2017). Thank you to the editors! Allegro Poetry Magazine

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Three Line Poetry

Posted by admin on June 22, 2017 in Notes on the Pad |

I’ve been lucky to once again have a poem accepted by the good folks at Three Line Poetry. Please check them out. They also periodically do print versions of their publication, which is pretty cool.

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Three Drops from a Cauldron

Posted by admin on November 28, 2016 in Notes on the Pad |

My poem “Winter Surprise” is in the November 25th issue of Three Drops from a Cauldron. Thanks to the editors! Hey, does this mean I’m an internationally published poet? Three Drops from a Cauldron

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Young Ravens Literary Review

Posted by admin on November 28, 2016 in Notes on the Pad |

My poem “Winter Storm” is in the new issue of Young Ravens Literary Review. Much thanks to the editors! Young Ravens Literary Review, Issue 5

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Three Drops from a Cauldron

Posted by admin on September 5, 2016 in Notes on the Pad |

My poem “Winter Surprise” will appear in the November 25, 2016 issue of Three Drops from a Cauldron. This poem tells the story of a bit of the fantastical touching the mundane.

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Mused – BellaOnline Literary Review

Posted by admin on June 5, 2016 in Notes on the Pad |

The Spring Equinox 2016 issue of Mused contains three of my poems: “I’ll Never Know Everything About You,” “Lessons,” and “Sculptor at Play.” Here’s a link to the Table of Contents for the issue: Mused. I enjoy Mused and am very happy that they’ve included my work.

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“Can You Catch My Flow?”

Posted by admin on April 6, 2016 in Notes on the Pad, Reviews |

Lidy Wilks, author of “Can You Catch My Flow?” is celebrating National Poetry Month with a blog tour. For this stop on the tour, I’ll be reviewing her chapbook, and I’d like to thank her for the free PDF copy so I could do this review. I also want to mention her Rafflecopter raffle — […]

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Organizing Your Work

Posted by admin on February 28, 2016 in Notes on the Pad |

Once you have multiple pieces of writing that you intend to send out into the world (submit to publishers, journals, contests, etc.), you need a good way to keep track of everything. If you have one or two books that you’re sending out, it’s not too difficult. If you’ve got a dozen short stories, it’s […]

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Jellyfish Whispers

Posted by admin on February 9, 2016 in Notes on the Pad |

My poem, “Legacy,” will be available in the online journal Jellyfish Whispers on February 25, 2016. I’m particularly happy about this one because this poem was the first one I wrote as part of The Great Yellow Rose in Your Brain poetry meetup. I now run the meetup at the Marilyn J. Praisner Library on […]

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“In My Neighborhood” Review

Posted by admin on February 9, 2016 in Reviews |

I’ve updated this review a bit. Giovanna and I grew up together, so I’d been looking forward to this book. I’m very happy to share some thoughts. “In My Neighborhood” is divided into three sections. In the first, Giovanna tells stories of growing up in an Italian neighborhood. The reader is steeped in the sights, […]

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