February 1 2021
Thanks to Bill for the space on The Miramichi Reader!
Welcome back to a new Showcase interview! Today we visit with Camilla Downs (Camilla is pronounced like Pamela), a poet, photographer, and founder of Meeting the Authors, itself a showcase of international writers. Camilla, what a treat to showcase a showcaser! Welcome. Let’s introduce you with a bio:
Bill Arnott’s Showcase Interviews: Camilla Downs
March 14 2020
Thank you to wonderful book blogger, Sharon, for having me on her beautiful blog … I’d be incredibly grateful for you to check it out, if you have the time … Each one of these amazing bloggers is asking such thoughtful and different questions ..
” …. What advice would you give to someone who would like to try writing poems?
I’m not sure I’m one to hand out advice on writing poetry, since my experience was quite different. Except to say, if you want to write a specific style of poetry, to read as many books of poetry in that style as you can get your hands on. Read them until they soak through to your very core, until you’re sweating, bleeding, crying, laughing poetry of that style. HA! Whether you want to write free-verse or a specific style, write daily … ”
The Attraction of Poetry – An Interview on Shaz’s Book Blog
October 13 2019:
Thank you to Richard for the feature on his Indie Showcase! I share a bit about the writing process in this post … I hope you check it out. It’s a pretty quick read. It would be great if you have time to “like” the post, or share it, or comment on it. Thank you! (The post has been viewed over 2,500 times since it was published last week – WOW!)
“One genre I never gave much attention was that of poetry. Much of it left me dazed and confused! I never in my wildest dreams could have known that one day in 2013, poetic words would begin to populate my mind and demand to be set free. So began a 6-year streak of writing poetry inspired by my near-daily walks, by nature and by my life experiences ….”
The Indie Showcase presents, Camilla Downs