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Journal Entry #41-Literary Observations and Promotion Questions

This past week has been quite busy. We had a lot of rain where I live, and there was even the possibility of snowfall (although it seems to have passed us by for the time being). I have also writing quite a bit every day, working on another much longer story to eventually self-publish. LiteraryContinue reading “Journal Entry #41-Literary Observations and Promotion Questions”

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Opened Wings (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Do you often have dreams were you get to fly? The feeling is remarkable.] Deep in my dreams. . .            I learned that I could fly With opened wings                         fully extended             I took to the skies with just                                    a little touch of trepidation Fearful to fall fromContinue reading “Opened Wings (A Poem)”

Journal Entry #40–Reviews and Happiness

It felt wonderful to start 2023 with a self-published book on Amazon, Literary Observations, and being able to publish a book has been a huge dream for me. But, what really made me smile during this past week was that two people gave the collection very thoughtful reviews, alongside five-star ratings. One of those peopleContinue reading “Journal Entry #40–Reviews and Happiness”

The Games That Rabbits Play (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Even though it has been chilly, the rabbits near where I live are as playful as ever. Have you ever watched rabbits having fun?] Early this morning I peered outside    where the grass sparkled with dew    after a night serenaded by rainfall Two rabbits sat face-to-face     bunchedContinue reading “The Games That Rabbits Play (A Poem)”

Freelance Writing Services–including Creative Writing, Content Writing, Proofreading, and Editing

As a freelance writer, I am happy to help anyone who might like or need some help with writing content, proofreading/editing their work, and more. So, I am happy to emphasize that if anyone would like to hire me for these services, they should feel free to contact me at my email address to discussContinue reading “Freelance Writing Services–including Creative Writing, Content Writing, Proofreading, and Editing”

Literary Structures (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I just love the thought of books being like structures we, as readers, get invited to explore.] A simple pen touched to a blank canvas page      can lay the foundation for a new chapter             in many textual lives—                        born from words to breathe                              upon each readingContinue reading “Literary Structures (A Poem)”

A Creative Writing Morning (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: It feels good to be able to spend certain mornings working creative pieces, especially as a New Year gets underway. When is your favorite time to write during the day?] I’m going to have a Creative Writing Morning     right after a hearty breakfast for strength and endurance          toContinue reading “A Creative Writing Morning (A Poem)”

Spirit Mouse (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: This poem is based on the game “The Spirit and the Mouse,” where a little mouse runs around helping sad people in a certain town. It’s a very uplifting little game, and here is a trailer on YouTube to show what it looks like: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5jpnShiiLs.%5D Among moonlit streets and naturalContinue reading “Spirit Mouse (A Poem)”

Journal Entry #39-Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, everyone! How did you celebrate the transition from 2022 to 2023? I had a quiet evening spent with my parents and brother, while a rainstorm raged outside. It was a good time for staying as warm as possible indoors, but still a great time to celebrate a fresh start. Hopefully, 2023 willContinue reading “Journal Entry #39-Happy New Year!”

For Those Who Grant the Wishes of Children (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Merry Christmas Eve, everyone! At this time of the year, as with throughout the year, there are so many charitable people and organizations doing their part to give those in need cheer and a better future. This poem is for them.] Let this poem become a marked tribute   forContinue reading “For Those Who Grant the Wishes of Children (A Poem)”