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Lit. Update: The Ocean’s Made For Swimming , Official Poetry Release Tomorrow!

The official release of my first volume of poetry, The Ocean's Made For Swimming, will be celebrated tomorrow - Dec. 21st, 2021 (Yule/winter solstice)! It will also be available to international readers. Further information will follow in the update I post tomorrow. I've been in the process of connecting and updating information across all of… Continue reading Lit. Update: The Ocean’s Made For Swimming , Official Poetry Release Tomorrow!

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Lit. Update: Social Platforms and Poetry Announcement!

  I will cease to operate on My Poetic Side, as I no longer have time to manage that space. However, I do plan to stay on Medium for the foreseeable future. All other social media platforms remain in effect until further notice.   Now for the big announcement: my first poetry book will be… Continue reading Lit. Update: Social Platforms and Poetry Announcement!

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Lit. Update: Poetry proofs on the way!

I'm excited to announce I will be receiving the proof of my first poetry book in a few weeks. I have been hard at work making several necessary revisions and am so excited to have a bound copy of my work to hold in my hand. Stay tuned to hear my final decision! E.W.

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Lit. Update: S.D., Mystery, Poetry, and Publishing Options

  While I am still querying agents for my first novel, I'm also considering releasing the poetry book through another medium. My goal is still to be traditionally published, as there truly is no such thing as "self-publishing". In my spare time, I've also discovered other educational resources which I will share at a future… Continue reading Lit. Update: S.D., Mystery, Poetry, and Publishing Options

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Surprise Update!

Literary update will appear next week featuring exciting news about poetry and publishing research. Also, a new lit. project will be released to Superlative Deviation! An introduction will go up on Tuesday. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving. E.W.

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Lit. Update: Reality, Research, and Future Surprise

  As fellow writers will know, the submission process can be daunting and time consuming. I have been keeping track of the dates of my various submissions and am also in the process of investigating alternative publishing platforms - specifically for the poetry book. I'm not sure exactly how to release it yet. There's still… Continue reading Lit. Update: Reality, Research, and Future Surprise

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Excerpt (Poetry) : “There Is a Sweet Hereafter”

It is what you make of it. The images of mind. It is the limits of your soul In boundless space and time. It is the darkness or the light. The strangeness and the learning. The opportunities you missed, Distracted on the journey... The hearts you healed, the hearts you broke. The lightness and the… Continue reading Excerpt (Poetry) : “There Is a Sweet Hereafter”

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Excerpt (Poetry): “The Purest Generation”

 ...The stone wall and the canon Met them with a fearful ROAR! They blew a kiss and whispered Love - The canon was no more.  The stone wall raised its thorns As they silently approached - To them it was a gateway And blossoming vines encroached...  Impostors are these archons? I have… Continue reading Excerpt (Poetry): “The Purest Generation”

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Announcement / Lit. Update: “Excerpts and New Platforms!”

  The latest draft of my first poetry book is complete! I am slowly going through a list of possible agents and publishing options. Over the next several weeks, I'll be revising T.W.N. a little more. Older content will be removed and new excerpts will debut! For now, I'll use the artwork that has been… Continue reading Announcement / Lit. Update: “Excerpts and New Platforms!”

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Announcement / Lit. Update, and Coming Soon!

  I'm happy to report I've received my first rejection for the cozy mystery! Now, you're probably wondering why rejection would make me happy. Firstly, it's part of the job. If you are going to be an author and work in the publishing arena, then you have to be comfortable with rejection. This is not… Continue reading Announcement / Lit. Update, and Coming Soon!