Pre-order ‘This Is Not the Book…’ from Powell’s

Though it is not discounted, Powell’s has This Is Not the Book That Will Save Your Life listed for preorder on their site: http://www.powells.com/book/this-is-not-the-book-that-will-save-your-life-9780998878119/. So, if you prefer to patronize indie book stores, here’s your chance!

The book will be available on April 28th.

(13 April 2017)

Discount on Pre-orders of ‘This Is Not the Book…’ at Barnes & Noble

The Barnes & Noble website is currently offering a 25% discount on pre-orders of This Is Not the Book That Will Save Your Life in paperback. That’s $5 off the regular price of $20. Here is the link: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1126164199?ean=9780998878119.

The book will be available on April 28th.

(11 April 2017)

National Poetry Writing Month, Day #17

Today’s napowrimo.net prompt is to write a poem using at least ten words from a specialized dictionary. I used International Paper’s Pocket Pal, a pocket-sized paperback of print and graphic arts terms and concepts. (The terms I used are listed in the tags.) I wrote it in the form of a double viator, a six-stanza variation of the viator in which the last line of the first stanza travels up as the first line travels down throughout the poem; by the final stanza, they have switched places.
Continue reading