People always offer to help local orgs/businesses. The problem is that they either don’t know what’s helpful, don’t realize the amount of work it takes, or the org/business doesn’t know what they need or how to ask for it. Tanisha Hall, who runs The Writer’s Block and @ACoupleOfCooksSC in Columbia, SC has some thoughts on...
Author: Candace Wiley (Candace Wiley)
Lucille Clifton is one of the many notable poet-parents who found a way to balance art and family duties. Here are 5 tips on how to improve this work-life balance.
When someone requests your bio, what are they really asking for? Here are some ways to avoid professional foibles and embarrassment when it comes to your bio.
Career poets must also handle the business of poetry. Here are 5 Tips on organizing your e-mails, so that the business of poetry can run smoothly.
Haki Madhabuti says poets should write alone but never be alone. In the new millennium, everyone is more and more isolated. Here are 5 personal tips from Jennifer Bartell on avoiding depression during the holidays.
Revising is the crux of improvement in any field. Re-vising. Re-envisioning. Seeing the work again for the first time. Breaking it apart and putting it together in a new way. After a while, it become play. Here are some tips to get you started.
Each slam is unique. The poetry and topics vary widely. Maybe you’ve been to a slam. Maybe you haven’t. You walk into a room full of people you don’t know, don’t know what to expect, and don’t know what to do. Here are some 5 tips to help you out.
If you have goals that you’re working toward, here are some steps that can help get you there.
We at The Watering Hole read a bunch of cover letters. We read them for our application cycles, as well as others. Here are some ways to improve yours.