As A Poet, I’m Obviously Not Writing To Make Lots Of Money …

Carolyn Cordon
4 min readApr 9, 2024

My most favourite thing to write is a poem. I do write other things, and in fact am ‘working on’ a novel. When I say I’m working on that novel, I write around 200 to 400 words once a week, and given the final number of words required is around 65,000 words, and I’m not even halfway there yet, it’s not that likely to be finished and sent off to look for a publisher any time soon …
Writing poems though, they and much more interesting and fun things to write, and to write a poem and have it ‘published’ whether online or on paper in the ‘real world’ that is…

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Carolyn Cordon

Writer & Presenter — Poetry, prose, blogging, editor Mallala Crossroad Chronicle. Words are my tools, I use them well!