Today is Love a Tree Day, National Sea Monkey Day, Wear Purple for Peace Day, and the birthday of  Adrienne Rich, Bruce Coville, Douglas Southall FreemanStuds Terkel

Tip: Make a list of ten publishers or agents to send your latest work to. Do your homework – don’t just pick names out of a list. Study the guidelines and only submit to those who work with your type of writing.

Thought: “Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.” – Robert Frost

Teaser: What event or person would you never want to write about? Why?