Alliteration is one of my favorite writing devices. Alliteration uses the same initial consonant sound as nearby words. Snakes slither silently. The idea is sound, not necessarily letter. So, kind and knit don’t work, but Newton the gnu with pneumonia knew how to knit nicely does. G’s have a hard and soft sound. So gentle … Continue reading Alliteration

Write Poetry with Me

Tomorrow is the start of National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo), so I’m getting this post out early. As usual, I am taking up the challenge. Last year was the starting point for a series of books I’ve been writing called A Poetic Journey. The sixth book is in the writing stages now. Each book comprises … Continue reading Write Poetry with Me