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How to Write Lyrical Limericks & Poems That Pay


On Sale Now! Save 4% on the How to Write Lyrical Limericks & Poems That Pay by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform at Active Social Books. MPN: black & white illustrations. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. How to Write Lyrical Limericks & Poems That Pay Has anyone ever made verse pay during their lifetime? Yes. Robert William Service - The Poet of the


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How to Write Lyrical Limericks & Poems That Pay

Has anyone ever made verse pay during their lifetime? Yes.
Robert William Service - The Poet of the Yukon.
"I may be the only living writer to have made more than $1,000,000 out of writing verse."

That quote is from the Scots/Canadian writer of "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and many other stirring verses. His was the poetry of the people and they bought it in droves.

If your main ambition as a verse writer is to make money (rather than seeking literary fame) take a leaf from Robert's book - learn to write for regular folk.

Words and rhythms that stir emotion, subjects that tug at the heart strings - "make 'em laugh, make 'em cry" you are an entertainer... a weaver of magic moments... a writer to be remembered, recited and quoted.

It is my hope that some readers of this book will one day be able to make the above claim for yourself. Whatever your outcome, you will have a lot of fun trying.

The pleasure of creative writing can be a reward in itself but if you want a wider audience it pays to know the techniques and tools of the trade.

Master the art of poetry from a book crammed with tips and tricks, and masses of examples. Suitable for beginners and children but anyone can benefit. Learn or just read for fun.

Have a look inside - it could be for you.

There was a young man, a good poet,
Was given a field so he'd sow it.
His first thought was, "Darn,
I'd rather weave yarn,
I'm destined to write - I just know it!"


Contents include:

  • Rhyme
  • Masculine & Feminine Endings
  • Rhythm
  • Scansion
  • Punctuation Points
  • Alliteration
  • Assonance
  • Consonance
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Pace
  • Tone
  • The Limerick Punch Line
  • Limericks for Laughs
  • Laugh it off with Limericks
  • Limericks as Therapy
  • Find Inspiration for Limericks
  • Types of Limerick Verse
  • The Extended Limerick
  • Write a Valentine Verse Riddle
  • An Acrostic Verse for a Valentine Card
  • Acrostic Royal Wedding
  • Valentine Love limericks
  • Limerick Poems & Verse for Easter
  • Flower Limerick Poems
  • Mother's Day Verse Message
  • Food Limerick Poems & Verse
  • Olympic Limerick Poems
  • Halloween
  • Sports Limerick Poems
  • Thanksgiving Day Limerick Poems
  • Tree Limerick Poems
  • Big Birthday Bonanza
  • Xmas Limerick Poems
  • Cowboy Limericks
  • Tweet Valentine Limericks
  • Tweet Limerick Poems
  • Twitter St. Patrick's Day Verse
  • Romantic Posy Ring Inscriptions
  • Acrostic Posy Rings
  • From Limerick to Lyric

Review comments:"Good points. Simple to follow. Liked examples"
A poet is born, not made,
But all must learn their trade.
You'll get inspiration
From great perspiration -
Just handle your pen like a spade!


William Clark

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Manufacturer:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Part Number:black & white illustrations
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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MPN:black & white illustrations
EAN:9781495231865
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Item Size:0.52 x 9 x 9 inches
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