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A Tanka Writing Exercise, and More

posted Dec 22, 2012, 10:21 PM by Michael Dylan Welch
Two new tanka-related additions now appear on the Essays and Tanka pages. They are both excerpted from Sheila Bender’s Creative Writing DeMystified (McGraw-Hill, 2011), which I was privileged to contribute to. One is a tanka-writing exercise, “Take Your Turn at Tanka,” and the other is a short explication of one of my own tanka, “Down the Distant Mountain.” Maybe the year ahead is a year for you to try tanka, if you haven’t tried it before?