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Ask the Editor: Varying Rhyming Patterns in Poetry

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Ask the Editor: Varying Rhyming Patterns in Poetry

The debate on rhyming in poetry produces skewed results. Should poets use end rhymes or not? Some argue that rhyming in poetry creates a natural rhythm that cannot be produced in any other form. Others encourage poets to do away with rhyming, as it creates a distracting predictability. Below is a brief list to shed […]

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Portrait of Poet: Xulon Press Presents Heather Mavis Owen

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Portrait of Poet: Xulon Press Presents Heather Mavis Owen

Poetry is a feat not many can achieve. Only a true wordsmith is able to string together multiple lines of rhyming ends that read like a rhythmic melody in the reader’s ear. Writing poetry takes due diligence and patience because one must wait for the perfect words to come to mind, which is why, for […]

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Xulon Press Successful Author Spotlight: Michael Zigarelli

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Xulon Press Successful Author Spotlight: Michael Zigarelli

Today’s Xulon Press Successful Author Spotlight features Michael Zigarelli, Ph.D. Michael is Associate Professor of Management at Messiah College and the former dean of the Regent University School of Business. He has written written ten books, ranging in topics from school soccer to cultivating Christian character.

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Scene One: Your Book and Poetry

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Scene One: Your Book and Poetry

Like a fluffy, well-placed ribbon cascading down a vase of fresh flowers, adding poetry into a manuscript is a small touch which adds a lot of beauty—if done correctly. If done incorrectly, it can clash with, distract from, or (worse) obliterate any view of the original masterpiece. How do you make sure that you’re using […]

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Now That My Book is Finished, How Do I Finance It?

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Now That My Book is Finished, How Do I Finance It?

We know that God helped you write your book and now He’ll help you finance it. Jeremiah 29:11 says that He knows the plans He has for you, plans of profit, for an expected end. That includes financing your first book! One of the hardest things to do is raise money. One possibility for financing […]

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