#Haiku Happenings #6: Charlotte Digregorio’s “Haiku and Senryu: a Simple Guide for All” is available!
Thank you to everyone who has written fabulous comments about my book, Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All. Further, thank you to the more than 75 reviewers and editors for their outstanding reviews!
Whenever authors publish how-to writing guides, they should do it because they feel there is a need for their books in the marketplace. Sure, there are other how-to books on a particular subject, but in writing a new book, the author should strive to offer a fresh angle on the subject that will allow others to better understand and write in that particular genre.
I wanted to take the subjects of haiku and senryu– the latter, in the haiku form, but with a focus on human nature– and make them accessible to everyone, not just poets. I wrote my book so that people would understand the beauty and rewards of writing this poetic form no matter what their…
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