A list of poems regardng New Year’s Eve.
“A Song for New Year’s Eve” by William Cullen Bryant
“Auld Lang Syne” by Robert Burns
“The Old Year” by John Clare
“At the Entering of the New Year” by Thomas Hardy
“The Darkling Thrush” by Thomas Hardy
“New Year’s morning” by Kobayashi Issa
“New Year’s Day” by Kobayashi Issa
“New Year’s Morning” by Helen Hunt Jackson
“On a New Year’s Eve” by June Jordan
“New Year on Dartmoor” by Sylvia Plath
“Archaic Torso of Apollo” by Rainer Maria Rilke
“The Passing of the Year” by Robert W. Service
“New Year’s Eve” by Robert W. Service
Some of these would be good for declaiming as you stand, drunk and red-faced, on your coffee table. ( I prefer non-seasonal selections for drunken declaiming, such as William Blake and Allan Ginsberg, esp. in combination. Your mileage may vary).
Just for fun, a literary quiz themed for New Years.
An article with tips on the correct way to wish someone the best in the coming year. It also includes information on the proper grammar for other holidays.
Statistics that provide reasons to blog
Hi, my name is Chloe, and I have writer’s block. Here are some (alleged) solutions.
TV Tropes has some advice on writing urban fantasy.
From the terrific writer’s digest website, an article on how to start your story better
My holiday gift to anyone who’d like to read it: a 3788 word seasonal short story with strippers, shotguns, and zombies. Season’s Greetings! (Be advised, it’s a first draft).
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