Treasurable Resources for Poets

Someone has very rightly said – “Poetry is everywhere, it just needs a little editing”. Still, our lovely poets won’t mind a little help from Tumbhi 🙂

Tumbhi boasts a very strong community of writers and poets. Thousands of poets around the world have submitted their poems and writings on Tumbhi (at http://writing.tumbhi.com).

On the occasion of World Poetry Day (March 21), we thought of gifting our poets with something useful – a complied list of valuable resources for poets and writers.

#1: Glossary of Poetic Terms:

Looking for precise meaning of specific poetry terms like Acrostic, Antispast, Ballad, Denotation, Macron or Mesostic? Find those here:

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072405228/student_view0/poetic_glossary.html

http://www.poetsgraves.co.uk/glossary_of_poetic_terms.htm

#2: Poetry Publishers in India:

If you have been writing poetry since quite some time and now feel ready to get it published, here is a list of publishers from India who

http://www.publishersglobal.com/directory/subject/poetry-publishers/

#3: Top 50 Poetry Blogs

It often helps to read good compilations from some excellent poets – for observing, learning or for taking inspiration. Here is a list of top 50 poetry blogs based on their online ranking

http://www.invesp.com/blog-rank/Poetry

#4: English Urdu Dictionary and Lessons

How many times you struggle to find the apt word to describe the true feelings in your poetry? Here comes a handy resource – English Urdu dictionary – to help you find the exact words.

http://www.urduword.com

#5: Literacy Agents

Want some help in representing your work in front of publishers? Literacy Agents can help you. Here is a huge list of Literacy Agents and Agencies with details about what kind of books they are interested in representing. Also offers details about the best way to contact them.

http://www.pw.org/literary_agents

#6: Creative Writing Prompts for Poetry

Need that one clue to get your creativity flowing? Here comes a long list of creative writing prompts for you.

http://www.creative-writing-now.com/creative-writing-prompts.html

Category: Expert Advice, Poetry
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