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Creative Writing: Inspirational Poetry

New Addition to My “Poets on Patreon” Page: Poetry Writer Patron

Do you write poetry? Would you like to make a living as a poet or songwriter? Did you know that there is a growing presence of poets on Patreon who are being paid by their fans to write their poems? My Patreon page has been running for a few months now and is beginning to gather poetry readers. It feels like time to add in the writers: the poets. So I’ve just introduced a new Tier on my Patreon page. Poetry Writer Patron. Alongside my own writing, I’m on a personal mission to empower other creatives, through digital publishing and…

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Orna Ross Patrons on Patreon
Creative Publishing: Creative Business, Digital Book Marketing, Inspirational Poetry

How I Hope To Turn Poetry into An Income Stream in my Creative Business

Howard Lovy, Managing Editor at The Alliance of Independent Authors, did a Q&A with me recently about my latest experiment: poetry on Patreon. Though it was poetry that first got me into self-publishing, I realized recently I had all sorts of assumptions that were coming between me and my poetry publishing. I was making a special case for poetry in my head. I hadn’t set up my books to attract followers to an email list. I hadn’t invested any time or money in them, beyond writing and producing them. It wasn’t that I thought they were going to sell themselves so much…

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A Poem For Brigid’s Day

My mother’s name is Brigid, though everyone knows her as Ida, named as almost every Irish person used to be, after a saint. St Brigid, one of the patron saints of Ireland, whose feast day is today, the old Irish imbolc, the first day of spring. Much to my own surprise I found a poem about Brigid rising a while ago. I saved it for today. It’s in the style of the old Irish poetry, the oldest vernacular poetry in Europe. ~~~~~ Queen of queens, they called her in the old books, the Irish Mary. Never washed her hands nor her head in sight…

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