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Writing a Poetic Tale - Treasure

Updated on July 31, 2017
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Lena Kovadlo is a writer for various content sharing websites. She's an author of 10 books and helps other authors publish their books.

Writing a story or a tale may prove to be a difficult task. Writing one that is in the form of poetry may prove to be even harder.

No matter how hard it may be we should get out of our comfort zones and try new things; we should challenge ourselves by writing and creating something in a different style than we are used to. In this way we can not only become better writers but we can also discover things about ourselves that we didn't know existed, things we never thought we were capable of.

Writing and Publishing My Poetic Tale

I am a huge fan of poetry and love when a poem tells a story or a tale, especially one that takes a reader on an emotional and even adventurous journey.

One day I decided to write a poetic tale. I had no idea if I would be able to pull it off, had no idea what would come out of it, but I took a shot. I had nothing to lose and a lot to gain.

It wasn't easy writing this poetic tale because I wanted it to have four line stanzas and I wanted them all to rhyme and in a certain way. I also wanted the tale to be engaging, moving and enjoyable for the reader and I didn't want any part of it to sound forced, especially because of the rhyme scheme that I had to follow.

At one point I even faced writer's block. I didn't give up though. I just took a short break from it and then got back to it with a fresh mind. In the end I managed to pull it off. I had written my poetic tale.

I will admit that it wasn't perfect. My first stanza turned out to be more than four lines and not all the rhymes are perfect rhymes. But all that is not as important as the story itself. It turned out great and the people that had read the story told me positive things about it and that is what is important here.

I was very proud of myself for setting a writing goal and actually achieving it. It also made me feel good inside knowing that I had created something that people were responding to in a positive way. It was an incredible feeling.

I wanted to share my poetic tale not just with these few people but with the world... That's when I decided to publish my poetic tale, not just online on a writing website but as an actual book. I used Lulu to make that happen. I now have a poetic tale published called Treasure that is available in a pocket size paperback and an e-book. It's available on Lulu and on Amazon in both formats. I am very proud of this accomplishment and can't wait to write and publish another poetic tale in the future. Maybe it will even be a sequel to Treasure. I already have a little bit written for it. I just have to pick up where I had left off.

Treasure by Lena Kovadlo - a poetic tale written in rhyme
Treasure by Lena Kovadlo - a poetic tale written in rhyme

My Poetic Tale Treasure

My poetic tale Treasure is about a guy named Fin who sets out to find a land that others deem to not exist. When he finds it it is there that he comes upon a girl lying on the shore. Not knowing her name he calls her Angel. After bringing Angel back to life they set out on many adventures together and she becomes his true love. Of course everything is not perfect. Obstacles come upon them, obstacles that try to tear them apart... Will they be able to rise above and stay together, keeping their love alive? Or will everything crumble and lead them to be apart from each other forever...?

Treasure
Treasure

Available in pocket size paperback and as an e-book Treasure is a poetic tale filled with love and adventure that will entertain you and move you in many ways...

 

Besides writing and publishing a poetic tale I have also written and published my debut novel. Read the article below for my experiences writing and publishing my debut novel...

© 2015 Lena Kovadlo

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      Lena Kovadlo 17 months ago from Staten Island, NY

      It's definitely a challenge to write a poetic tale when it has to rhyme and when every stanza has to be 4 lines long and at the same time has to flow. But I did it! Even though the first stanza is more than 4 lines long.

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      Marlene Bertrand 17 months ago from USA

      You gave yourself quite a challenge. I enjoy reading poems and one that takes me on a journey is even better. I can imagine it was very difficult to write.

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      Nikaroo483 2 years ago

      I read this book a good while ago, but I still feel happy when thinking of it. I adored this book, it was a lovely way to tell the tale. Perhaps I should have a re-read very soon!

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      Lena Kovadlo 3 years ago from Staten Island, NY

      Thank you Venkatachari. I have to say that while writing and publishing one is not easy it is even harder getting people to buy a copy...

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      Venkatachari M 3 years ago from Hyderabad, India

      Very interesting article about your experiences in writing and publishing a poetic tale called 'Treasure'. Congrats on your accomplishment and success. I wish you all the best in your future projects also.

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