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HOW TO RUN A BLOG

How To Run A Blog By Jorge Antonio Vallejos This post is a starter for others but also a reminder for myself.  September 18, 2014 made it four years that I have been running blackcoffeepoet.com.  Four years!  This past year … Continue reading

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HOW TO WRITE A BOOK REVIEW

How To Write A Book Review By Jorge Antonio Vallejos A large part of blackcoffeepoet.com is dedicated to writing book reviews.  I also write book reviews for other publications. I remember writing my first book review in grade five.  I … Continue reading

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STARTING MY FOURTH YEAR, A NEW JOURNEY

Friday September 13, 2013 Dear Readers, I’m at my local library now.  The same library I’ve been going to my whole life.  It’s where my reading and writing path started.  Ironically, I’m listening to Journey To The Line by Hans … Continue reading

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VLOG: MY 2013 SPRING READING LIST

I put together a new reading list!  Check out the titles and photos here! Here are 7 Reasons Why I Make Reading Lists. This new VLOG is a companion to my new reading list. Watch, SHARE, Tweet, comment, and enjoy! … Continue reading

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VLOG: IT’S ABOUT COMMUNITY, NOT COMPETITION #2

This VLOG (video blog) is the 2nd instalment, and continuation, of a written and video series called It’s About Community, Not Competition. I recently got help from fellow poet and friend Whitney French with a poem I had commissioned.  See … Continue reading

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IT’S ABOUT COMMUNITY, NOT COMPETITION #2

It’s About Community, Not Competition Part 2 By Jorge Antonio Vallejos For the last week and a half I’ve been writing about a poem that I had commissioned by a group of student lawyers from University of Toronto and York … Continue reading

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FREE WRITING

Free Writing By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Photo: Ojibwe poet Joanna Shawana free writing at the park A lot of my writing happens in coffee shops.  I try to choose independent coffee shops but if I can’t get to one I … Continue reading

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WRITE YOUR PATH

Write Your Path By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Writers have a path they are on.  Each path is different for each writer.   To continue to be on that path you have to write; and to continue write you have to … Continue reading

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VLOG: DOING WRITING EXERCISES TO MUSIC

For years I have been writing to music.  I journal, edit, and do writing exercises.   I started doing this to Jungle music while playing a tape by a local DJ named Freak Flow. Over the years I have learned … Continue reading

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VLOG: MY STACKS OF BOOKS

In my last post I wrote My Stacks Of Books.  Books are my life.  I love books!  In this VLOG I talk about what my stacks of books represent to me. Enjoy, SHARE, Tweet, and comment. Subscribe to the Black … Continue reading

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