On “concrete” (or visual) haiku

It’s a funny thing sending off haiku to haiku journals. Even with the most recognized publications, the variety in the styles of poetry – and the execution of them – is extremely wide. It’s hard to know what a publication wants to receive, and both acceptance and the quality of publications feels very hit and […]

Why the new blog?

So, I’ve added a blog component to my website (www.tokyofreelance.com), which I just had redesigned by Website Design Japan. Tokyofreelance.com will still mainly function as my online portfolio and bio – something I can send to editors/publishers along with pitches and something editors/publishers can find when looking for a writer based in Japan. Apart from work with with […]