Archive for January, 2012

12×12 in 2012 January Edition

Monday, January 30th, 2012

To stop me going insane with rhyming kids poetry I have had a little brake this last week to work on my first draft for 12×12 in 2012. I decided to go with Harry Hydrogen – this is actually the first book of a set called The Periodic Periodicals and is something I initially planned […]

MoPo End and Fail but Not Really

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

The end of MoPo (month of poetry) is drawing to a close and I do not have my 300 poems – no I don’t so I’ve failed yes? No! I have almost 200 poems – like WOW! Ok so they are kids rhyming poems very formulaic – I find structured and rhyming poetry very very […]

MoPo – Olympic Book of Poetry

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

It is doing my head in but I am attempting to do a ‘Little Book’ a day – that is ten poems about a given subject. In this case sports generally :/ And I am not really a sporty person – except I am finding out I am! So for this month: 1) The Little […]

10 Little Books of Sport

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Yes so that challenge I set myself – here are the titles: 1) The Little Book of Sports Poetry 2) The Little Book of Olympic Poetry 3) The Little Book of Running Poetry 4) The Little Book of Football Poetry 5) The Little Book of Swimming Poetry 6) The Little Book of Racket Poetry 7) […]

12×12 in 2012

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Here is the list of the 12 stories I want to get drafts done of! 1) Where Oh Where is Bear Chair? 2) Spotty Dotty Baby 3) Poor Soggy Moggy 4) The Witch That Was Stitched 5) Princess Pirate 6) Fairy Doors 7) Big Sister, Little Sister 8) Pinky Puff 9) Unicorn Poo 10) The […]