Welcome to Day 11 of Romancing September Across The World Tour. Today our guest is Pamela Beckford. Catch up with more from Pamela in a few hours with the second part of our tour when Stephanie chats to her.
1. Where is your home town?
I was born and raised in a small town in northeast Indiana. I’m still here but dream of going somewhere much warmer someday.
2. How long have you been writing romance?
I’ve only been writing poetry for about 14 months. I have tried other types of poetry, but always find my way back to poems centered around love.
3. What is your favourite sub-genre of romance?
I don’t really have an answer for this.
4. How many poems are in your book?
There are over 90 poems in this collection. They represent over a dozen different poetry forms.
5. What poetry styles have you used?
While I do some free style poems and a smattering of rhyming poems, I really like all the different poetry forms that have been created. I love how it makes me chooses just the perfect word to express the emotion I am trying to convey because I’m limited by just a few syllables. I really like the tanka, dodoitsu, acrostic, oddquain, cinquain, triquain and so many more. I have put a glossary of the poetry forms in the book at the back for the reader’s convenience. Plus, I do label each poem so the reader knows which form it is.