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By the Book

January. The coldest month of the year. Fortunately, there's no snow on the ground yet in my neck of the woods.

So I am part of the Poetry Blogging Network. My goal is to try to blog a few times a month. And I need to get more pictures in this space.


My book Rewilding was reviewed in the Washington Post! Can't tell you what a little review like that means to an indie book. Most of the poets I know are constantly hustling to get their book in front of readers. I am thankful for this tiny piece of recognition. Here's hoping the momentum builds into something more.

Not to be outdone, here's a lovely piece from Joey Phoenix at Creative Collective: “'When We Fly, We Find Our Fire.' – Reading January Gill O’Neil’s Rewilding"


Have you ever wondered what it costs to be a poet? This year, I am tracking my readings: earnings (or lack thereof), expenses, book sales, etc. in an Excel spreadsheet.

Now, I've always done a bit of that for tax purposes…

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