Outside-The-Box Strategies To Expand Your Audience And Gain Traction Marketing Your Writing Through Powerful Visual Imagery

According to a wise sage known as Google, there are precisely 129,864,880 books in the world. What is more, every year, globally, UNESCO estimates that 2.2 million books are published.

Needless to say, with…

Why Poetry Can Boost Your Overall Sense of Wellness And Keep You From Regularly Calling The Suicide Hotline

I used the initial lockdown period to write poetry. I’d come down with the Covid-19 and wasn’t feeling so hot, so I figured might as well scribble away. I guess it’s therapeutic.


Whether you’re vaccinated or not, you can still acquire Covid-19. The CDC stopped reporting breakthrough cases, but there have been 988 breakthrough cases that have resulted in deaths as of July 6th. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/health-departments/breakthrough-cases.html Hence, I thought I’d…

A Poem About Covid-19

Below is a poem from my third collection, “Notes From The Bonfire.” The link below also offers a video reading of the poem with imagery.



The dead

are our friends


pouring like lava

from the apertures

in the earth,


the desperate yawls,

the miserable, wretched

A Poem From My Latest Collection “Notes From The Bonfire.”

Below is a poem from my third collection, “Notes From The Bonfire.” The link below also offers a video reading of the poem with imagery. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSVgcOpfqCw


Guess What?

The whirlwind of a time

cannot contain

this mute despair,

these dangling participles,

these bats ate the wrong way.



The Secret Technique To Overcome a Crippling Sense of Fear and Self-Doubt And Complete All The Projects You Start

I recently published my fourth book, a poetry collection, “Notes From The Bonfire.” I have three more books in various genres I’m hoping to publish soon. Still, I’d say I’ve had…

Create a writing landscape previously thought uninhabitable

When writing a novel there is often the opportunity to create a unique world. Certainly this is the case in sci-fi and fantasy, but even in historical fiction there often needs to be elaborate world-building.

To grasp what needs to take place let’s look at the famed red planet. One…

I had it. Was sick a month with Covid-19. Because it got so bad, at times, it can be frustrating hearing people say this is just like the flu. They usually start by suggesting the death total of the flu is similar to that of Covid-19. This is not accurate…

How to remain optimistic during a brutal and crushing pandemic? Let me start by saying I really can’t stand people who do not take this seriously. This is a major public health crisis, a national tragedy, really, and the numbers, when it is all done, will be staggering. Already there…

In The King of Comedy, Rupert Pupkin (Robert De Niro), a bumbling amateur comic living in his mother’s basement, stalks Jerry Langford (Jerry Lewis), a talk show host, and, with the aid of a friend (Sandra Bernhard), eventually holds him hostage in an effort to do a late-night set. Shockingly…

Matt Nagin

Matt Nagin is a writer, comedian, actor, and educator. His latest book, “Do Not Feed The Clown,” is available on Amazon. More at mattnagin.com.

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