Author Archives: Rebecca McKeown

About Rebecca McKeown

Rebecca McKeown grew up in a small western New York college town, which has inspired many of her fictional settings. A horror junkie, McKeown creates stories about normal people thrown into very abnormal situations.

How to Write Haiku or Senryu (Video)


Here’s a fun and easy method for writing haiku or senryu, which is similar in structure to haiku, but is usually about human nature, and is often humorous or satiric. There’s no need to worry about following the rules exactly–that … Continue reading

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Bless the Bitter Night: Poems about Failed Love in the Modern World


BLESS THE BITTER NIGHT is a collection of eighteen poems about failed love in the modern world. Continue reading

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How to format a book (e-book and print) and survive


Hi everyone! As some of you know, I recently self-published a book of poetry called Bless the Bitter Night: Poems about Failed Love in the Modern World. At first, when I planned on self-publishing, I decided to only release a print version … Continue reading

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Tips for submitting to lit mags


Hi everyone! My name is Rebecca McKeown and I’m a member of RocNaNo. I’m also the founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Rampallian literary magazine. As EIC, I go through a ton of submissions and I see a lot of people who, quite … Continue reading

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