the ghostly shapes of playground apparatus –
25 years anxious. I probably came out of the womb anxious. Where does that come from? You learn to be anxious, don’t you? You worry and worries become anxiety if something isn’t explained to you or you are unable to articulate worries so someone can help you navigate the thing safely. I think my mum … Continue reading shy girl, quiet girl
Verve Poetry Press are accepting collection and pamphlet manuscripts from Sunday the 17th of May until Saturday on the 20th of June. There is no fee. Wild Pressed Books are open for pamphlet length manuscripts of prose or poetry until the 30th of June. They do ask for you to purchase one of their titles … Continue reading No Fee Manuscript Submission Calls
1, Tell us a little about your new book changing with the tides, and the inspiration behind it? changing with the tides is my newest poetry book, inspired by my own journey and experience with anxiety and insecurity. It's broken into two parts, the anchor and the sail, to depict the things that have held … Continue reading Author Interview with Shelby Leigh. Talking about her new poetry collection changing with the tides.
Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash Writer sat at laptop, hovering the mouse, murmering, ‘why can I never find-‘ While looking for a particular graphic photo for their blog, murmering, ‘ah, because the photo is saved in documents,’ Lesson here: learn to save everything in the right folder.