Sonnet Sunday announcement: Mayday!

Next weekend marks the start of the May Day bank holiday in the UK, while in other parts of the world we celebrate International Workers’ Day or Labour Day. In honour of this, and in recognition of the emergency on planet earth, I will be holding a Sonnet Sunday on 2 May on the theme… Continue Reading →

Sonnet Sunday: The Easter Edition!

You may recall that this Valentine’s Day, I hosted a Sonnet Sunday here on Experiments in Fiction. This was a celebration of love in sonnet form. I asked you to write a traditional, Shakespearian sonnet on the theme of love and share it with me. This was such a fun event that I have decided… Continue Reading →

Sonnet Sunday Inspiration #1: Form

In preparation for Halloween Sonnet Sunday, I did some internet searching, only to discover that the Halloween Sonnet is not really ‘a thing’… yet! This is great news, because it gives us a chance to be innovators with the form. I did, however, wish to provide some inspiration, so I’m happy I landed upon Pop… Continue Reading →

Mayday Sonnet Sunday #3: Come, workers of the world

Come, workers of the world, let us unitein questioning the purpose of our role:to build a future fair, and free, and brightor drudge towards some profit-driven goal? We may feel we are cogs within a wheelwithin another wheel relentlesslyΒ such wheels are turned until we barely feelour role within our planet’s destiny. Perhaps we are climbing… Continue Reading →

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