Teacher, blogger, YouTuber and author

17

Sep

How to write poetry: word stress and syllables

Hi there! Welcome back. In this session, we’re going to learn about word stress and syllables. This technique will help you to write more rhythmical, lyrical poetry, so it’s a great thing to know about. Basically, all words have syllables (one, two, three, etc.) and all words have a natural stress. The stress is a… continue reading »

10

Aug

How to write poetry

Hi everyone! I’ve been on an incredible journey writing poetry and have decided to share some of my tips and tricks with you. I have a background in teaching ESL (English as a Second Language) and science (I’m a high school science teacher) and I also have credentials in Communications (majoring in Public Relations), so… continue reading »

05

Jul

Poems are like snowflakes

Two years ago, I started making YouTube videos. We’d had some spectacular sunsets and I was determined to freeze them in time. After many mosquito-ridden encounters on our back deck, I learnt how to edit them by adding music, stabilising and then slowing them down in order to draw out their magic! I’d watch them… continue reading »

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