Klecksography- Today’s poem: Shelter at Home

For today’s poem I used the Sasquatch magnetic poetry kit. This ink blot shows the nice copper iridescent paint in the Golden acrylics I talked about in my Happy Accidents post. Poetry month starts a week from today. Are you getting excited? What are you doing to prepare for your daily poetry challenge? Happy Reading … Continue reading

Innovations in Klecksography: Happy Accidents

This poem was made with the Sasquatch magnetic poetry kit. I thought this looked like Mothman. What do you see? If you sit back from the screen you can see the iridescence better. I was having trouble getting enough color dropped onto the page with my new palette of watercolors, so I thought I would … Continue reading

Innovations in Klecksography: Changing the shape of the paper

For this poem, I used the Mustache magnetic poetry kit. Today’s innovations were inspired by a design challenge on Spoonflower. Spoonflower is a great website that lets you design your own fabric and start your own fabric store. I have a shop called Mber Creations with a few bokeh photography designs that I turned into … Continue reading

Exploring Klecksography is Free and Fun!

You don’t have to have paint and brushes to create ink blots. You can use coffee, tea, even ketchup or mustard. Ran out of printer paper? Any old scrap paper will do. To further my klecksography innovation, I started with the eye-dropper and let that layer dry. Then I tried different size brushes. Flat vs. … Continue reading

October 31: Happy Halloween!! #OctPoWriMo #Writober and #NanoPrep

OctPoWriMo It’s the last day of OctPoWriMo. Thank you, Morgan Dragonwillow, for hosting and for your inspiring prompts. Thank you to everyone who participated for your camaraderie and sharing your poetry. It was a productive and creative month. I’m very excited about finally making the step in my exploration of klecksography to draw on my … Continue reading

October 24: Daring #OctPoWriMo #Writober and #NanoPrep

OctPoWriMo Read for inspiration and craft Recommended poem: In the Dark Times by Andres Rojas Online journal: Diode Poetry Spotlight Poem from OctPoWriMo Day 23 I Still Believe in Magic by Esther Jones Poetry prompt Today’s OctPoWriMo prompt is doing something you’ve always wanted to do Forms Joseph’s Star or LaJemme Ever since I started … Continue reading

How to make plotting your short story fun with Jason L. Blair’s Full Deck Roleplaying: Setting & Characters

I’ve been talking a lot about poetry lately, but I’m also participating in The Writer’s Games. The challenge to write a short story to a prompt each weekend started two weeks ago. I’ll be getting a new prompt this evening. As I’ve mentioned in the past, I have found many fun plotting games and devices … Continue reading