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Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Time to get a move on… on your mark, get set, go!  ___________________________  POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey  Write a poem about your favorite or least favorite childhood memory.  Be honest.  ___________________________  PROSE PROMPT by Cynthia Romanowski Make a list of 50 possible ways to kill off your protagonist (and/or antagonist). Pick your favorite one and [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:31:12-07:00 March 29th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Admission–Review

Written By: Jenn-Anne Gledhill So in “Admission,” Tina Fey plays a boring admission counselor recruiting for boring Princeton University, and she’s been in a long term relationship with a boring guy who tells the neighbor lady that she should know better than to ask Tina to babysit because Tina hates kids which seems pretty obvious because they are standing by [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:26-07:00 March 25th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Admission–Review

Summer Writing Workshops

Written By: Kari Hawkey, Poetry Editor for "The Coachella Review" If you are currently enrolled in an MFA program, you may have enough writing assignments to process and keep you busy. But what happens when you graduate? Will you continue on your own with your writing regimen and stay productive? What happens when you don’t have a professor lighting that [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:31:12-07:00 March 17th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Summer Writing Workshops

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Why not try one of these on for size... on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Write a poem about the last meal you ate. Who were you with?  Did you meet a friend?  Were you alone?  Did the food give you indigestion?  What did you wish you ate instead?  Did [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:26-07:00 March 15th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Oz the Great and Powerful–Review

Written By: Jenn-Anne Gledhill Question: What does Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz, James Franco, Disney, and a talking monkey have in common? Answer: Apparently, not much. “OZ. the Great and Powerful.”  Is Disney’s treatment of Frank Baum’s “Not The Wizard of Oz.”  The IMDB plot description keeps it simple: “A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:26-07:00 March 11th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Oz the Great and Powerful–Review

Blast from the Past

A Glimpse into a Two-Poet Household Written By: Lori (Originally Published January 22, 2012) When I accepted the poems “It Takes More Than a Robin to Make Winter Cold” by Chris Pexa and“Postscript” and “Dear Richard Hugo,” by Melissa Cundieff for the winter issue of The Coachella Review, I had no way of knowing they were a married couple; it wasn’t until their bios came [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:26-07:00 March 3rd, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Blast from the Past

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey  Sometimes all it takes is a few words or ideas on the page to get you started.  Quit giving yourself anxiety.  Tell your self-critic to shut up… and use a writing prompt.  Copy it down so you are no longer staring at a vacuous space on your computer screen or sheet of paper. If you need [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:26-07:00 March 1st, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!