Mia Botha

Poetry 101 - Kinds of Poems - The Haiku

Poetry 101: Kinds Of Poems – The Haiku

Haikus are rather mysterious as far as poems go. At least, I always thought so and because we spent most of last month counting syllables, I thought we could look at Haikus and keep counting - to 17 as it were. Also, because today is…
Submit Your Third Poem For 2019

Submit Your Third Poem For 2019

Are you taking part in our 12 Poems Challenge? If you are, it’s time to submit your third poem. Sonnets are not for the faint of heart. Not only are my syllables stressed, but I am a nervous wreck. Not sure if I mastered the…
30 Writing Prompts For April 2019

30 Writing Prompts For April 2019

Writing prompts give you a starting point to get you writing. If you want to know how to make the best use your prompts, we suggest you read: All About Writing Prompts & Writing Practice A prompt can be anything: a word, a song title, a name, a…
Tag – Submit Your Third Short Story Today

Tag – Submit Your Third Short Story Today

Submit your third short story for 2019 today! And there goes March. I hope you are all enjoying the great stories that are up on the site. Remember post one, comment on four. Good luck for today. Well done to everyone who made it. I…
Poetry 101: How To Analyse A Poem

Poetry 101: How To Analyse A Poem

Reading and commenting on a poem is a new adventure for many of us in the 12 Poems in 12 Months Challenge. We are here to learn and grow as writers and poets and we all want to give and receive valuable feedback.  Here are…
8 Awesome Reasons To Join An Online Course

8 Awesome Reasons To Join An Online Course

The Awesome Adaptability Of An Online Course I will always love a ‘real’ class. A room packed with people who have shared interests and are eager to learn, but if that room is at the bottom of the big continent called Africa and you’re nowhere…
Submit Your Second Poem For 2019

Submit Your Second Poem For 2019

Are you taking part in our 12  Poems Challenge? If you are, it’s time to submit your second poem. I will accept and approve posts for RED from 6 March 2019, 8:00 (Johannesburg time | GMT +2:00), until 7 March 2019, 8:00 (Johannesburg time | GMT +2:00)…

31 Writing Prompts For March 2019

Writing prompts give you a starting point to get you writing. If you want to know how to make the best use your prompts, we suggest you read: All About Writing Prompts & Writing Practice A prompt can be anything: a word, a song title, a name, a…
New Me – Submit Your Second Short Story Today

New Me – Submit Your Second Short Story Today

If you are participating in the 12 Short Stories Writing Challenge, today is the day to submit your second short story for 2019. Submit your second short story today! And there goes February. I hope you are all enjoying the great stories that are up…
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