Buffer or Later?

Buffer or Later?

When you are sharing your poetry on your own website, you don’t want to have a lot of work when it comes to sharing your work on social media. There are several websites that offer you the chance to post your content straight from your website to social media. And […]

Your smartphone as an editor for images and photos

You don’t need a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud when you want to edit your images and photos on your smartphone. As a writer or poet, you should really consider adding images and photos to your poems. Especially when you want to post them on social media. What are the options to consider?

I found it on Google, so I can use it… right?!

I found it on Google, so I can use it… right?!

So, you found the right image using Google Image Search and there shouldn’t be a problem, right? Wrong! Many poets make the mistake to use images that cannot be used freely. Found on Google doesn’t wave away the rights that are attached to these images.

More tools for writers

More tools for writers

As promised in our article about the tools for writers, we would provide more tips for free software for writers. The list of free software you can use to help you writing is enormous. We could write tons of articles about nifty software. We will take a look at, what we […]

How to promote your work as a poet?

How to promote your work as a poet

There are many poets struggling with the issues about promotion. In this article, we will dive into this promotion. There is some good news, it doesn’t always have to cost you money. In this article, you can read more about the promotion of your work in the digital world: social […]

More about self-publication

More about self-publication

Everything you need to know about self-publication The Ministry of Poetic Affairs is not only here to promote poets. We also give tips for aspiring writers and poets. We have some tips for you about how to get your work published as a book.

Have you considered Two-Factor Authentication yet?

The tech news is dominated by one developing story: a serious comprise of security of the social media platform Instagram. Since many poets use Instagram to promote their work (we do as well), it is a good moment to point out the importance of Two-Factor Authentication. Have you considered enabling […]

She writes beautiful words – are they hers?

She writes beautiful words – are they hers?

Today, we published the poem entitled This poem is a rescue mission. A beautiful poem, but Lana Rafaela Cindric wrote more beautiful words. When it comes to one poem, there is something odd about this one. We found it time, to give the right credits to the real author of this poem. […]

Let’s write… notes!

Let's write... notes!

Let’s write… notes! Yest, seriosuly: notes. Did you know, that every good poem starts with a thought and what is a good way to create the greatest poem you have ever written, by taking notes. What programs or apps are there to use?

App review: PicsArt


As we live in an age where many poets write their poetry using smartphones and tablets, we decided to begin writing app reviews. Our first app review is the one for the app we really love: PicsArt!

Where to get stock photos

It sounds like such a good idea. Using either Bing, Yahoo or Google to search for a photo or illustration you need. Why should you worry, these images are free, right? Wrong! In this article you will find some alternatives, to avoid claims for copyright infringement.

Pretend it’s yours

Pretend it's yours

A few days ago, we were contacted by one of our followers (we will not give out a name for good reasons) that someone was using work of others as their own work. Yes, another case of plagiarism. In other words, Pretend it’s yours. It isn’t, so here is another […]

This is how the story goes…

This is how the story goes...

Let’s start off that this is part fiction, based on things people really do. This is how the story goes.. isn’t a poem. It’s a story, it tells you how some people use social media for their own benefits.

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