Anatomy of a Book: Choosing and Organizing Your Writing- Christine Ray

When I first contemplated choosing pieces and organizing them for Composition of a Woman, I naively thought it would be fairly quick and straightforward process.  I had recently served as the editor for an art show chapbook that included pieces from 12 very diverse girls and women and as the primary editor for Anthology Volume … Continue reading Anatomy of a Book: Choosing and Organizing Your Writing- Christine Ray

Anatomy Of Book: Should You Work With A Professional Editor?- Christine Ray

Most writers dream of seeing their name in print.  Being published in a journal or E-zine was always an honor for me, but I still hungered to see my name on the cover and spine of a book.  Like many of you, I craved to hold in my hands a book that I had created … Continue reading Anatomy Of Book: Should You Work With A Professional Editor?- Christine Ray

Sudden Denouement Publishing Releases Composition of a Woman By Christine E. Ray

Sudden Denouement Publishing is proud to announce the release of Christine E. Ray’s book Composition of a Woman. “Poet Christine Ray’s first printed collection of poetry, Composition of a Woman (Sudden Denouement Press, 2018) is a striking, fearless foray into the psyche of womanhood, both highly relatable and intensely personal for female readers and achingly candid and fascinating … Continue reading Sudden Denouement Publishing Releases Composition of a Woman By Christine E. Ray

Mariah Voutilainen reviews Christine Ray’s Composition of a Woman

Christine E. Ray’s Composition of a Woman invites readers to see what a woman is truly made of By: Mariah Voutilainen “Betrayal is an inside job” writes poet Christine E. Ray in her debut Composition of a Woman, which will be released July 31st by Sudden Denouement Press.   Ray, who unabashedly displays her “inner badass” … Continue reading Mariah Voutilainen reviews Christine Ray’s Composition of a Woman

Mariah Voutilainen Reviews Anthology Volume I: Writings from the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective

SUDDEN DENOUEMENT’S ANTHOLOGY VOLUME I: WRITINGS FROM THE SUDDEN DENOUEMENT LITERARY COLLECTIVE DEMONSTRATES DIVERGENCE IN A MULTITUDE OF WAYS In late 2017, not long after I had started my own poetry blog on Word Press, I came across an intriguing site.  Its black and white vintage photos and classic layout invited me in.  The poems … Continue reading Mariah Voutilainen Reviews Anthology Volume I: Writings from the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective

Spoken Word Renga(s): Solving Lonely Winter Nights and Spring Responds to Winter Loneliness

Let's take a short trip back in time... My dear, Brave and Reckless friend, Christine has recorded the first mass-collab from the Go Dog Go Treetop Cafe. Gina has suggested that they be read together as one piece, so below the Soundcloud links of Christine is the combined piece. The list of stanza authors is … Continue reading Spoken Word Renga(s): Solving Lonely Winter Nights and Spring Responds to Winter Loneliness

Brave and Reckless Found Song Lyrics Writing Prompt Challenge

It has been quite some time since I have hosted a Writing Prompt Challenge on Brave and Reckless but I have been planning this one ever since I first read Basilike Pappa's Sweet Dreams sans Merci which weaves together "found" song lyrics into a new whole.  Basilike's piece is sensuous is tone but this kind of challenge is really about … Continue reading Brave and Reckless Found Song Lyrics Writing Prompt Challenge