Christine’s Tried and True Process for Creating a Poetry/Prose Manuscript

Now that I have had a little time to get past the mad 2021 publishing rush and the holidays, I have started thinking about the exciting projects Indie Blu(e) Publishings has lined up for the new year. Every publishing journey starts with a manuscript and creating the first draft of a poetry/prose collection can feel … Continue reading Christine’s Tried and True Process for Creating a Poetry/Prose Manuscript

Week Two January’s Creativity Prompt Challenge: Great Reads

This month's prompts are drawn from the books on NPR’s most recent list of Great Reads.  Sometimes it was the title that drew my eye (how could I resist the creative lure of The Book of Difficult Fruit?!), sometimes it was the book description (All That She Carried, for example).   This month I hope to accomplish … Continue reading Week Two January’s Creativity Prompt Challenge: Great Reads

All That She Carried – Marianne Peel

I.                    My former student Clara – star of brilliance studying at Oxford – clutches a chunk of concrete from a construction site in her hand, as she walks home today.   A windowless van loaded with men drives away, laughing at her in the wake of their exhaust.   Within five minutes a man who claims I’ve … Continue reading All That She Carried – Marianne Peel

What Indie Blu(e) title should I Buy? – Candice Louisa Daquin

It was always our intention to publish collections that inspire, and people will keep for years and love. Socially conscious anthologies and poetry that rise above the ordinary and pierce subjects at their core. If you don’t know much about Indie Blu(e) Publishing’s anthologies here’s a quick snap-shot of our collections and what they’re about. … Continue reading What Indie Blu(e) title should I Buy? – Candice Louisa Daquin