On Completing National Poetry Writing Month

Today is the last day of this year’s National Poetry Writing Month. I’d actually stumbled upon it quite by accident. I no longer remember how it was that I found out about it, but I know someone who has participated in National Novel Writing Month before, so I may have been initially attracted by the similarity of their obnoxious abbreviations, NaNoWriMo and NaPoWriMo—which I otherwise refuse to use. Continue reading

Why You Should Hire Me

Recently, I uploaded a post on the subject of being “Overqualified”. It was my reaction to being turned down for a job on the basis that I was “overly qualified” for the position.

Well, here’s a different tack: Why should you—you know who you are—hire me? Continue reading