Author: JocelyneSK

  • ‘Nuf Said

  • I’m now on Fiverr

    If you, or someone you know, have a need for proofreading and editing services, please get in touch with me to discuss your project.

  • Remembering Rebecca

    It was two years ago today that my friend Rebecca passed away at the too-young age of 42 from agressive leukemia. The example of how she navigated her way through life was an inspiration; so much hard luck (why do some good people never seem to catch a break?), and yet she was always sweet, […]

  • Dancing Words Now Available

    My new chapbook of short poems is focussed on themes related to dance. The poetic forms in this collection include vispo, haiku, acrostic, and free verse.

  • Need a Proofeader or Copyeditor? Hire me through Reedsy!

    I’m often the one who friends and colleagues ask to proofread and edit their documents. As an English major, good grammar is important to me. I also have many many years of professional experience writing briefing notes, reports and various other documents. Aside from that, I’m also a voracious reader. One thing that always surprises […]

  • Dabke: a poem by JJSK

    Dabke Hand in hand shoulder to shoulder Winding line …

  • Enjoyable Summer with a Couple of Tough Moments

    Oh what a summer! Not exactly what I had planned…

  • She Danced: a poem by JJSK

    She Danced – for Joan. She told me once…

  • Carnivale: a poem by JJSK

    Carnivale – For Bernie. Winding …

  • Poem For My Father: You Are Always

    Happy father’s day! My Dad is that guy that anyone can call on for help with something. Especially if that help involves fixing or building something. He is a caring man that always looks after the people around him This poem is dedicated to him. You are always You are always up for a drink […]

  • Poem For My Mother: It’s OK If You Forget

    Happy mother’s day! This poem is dedicated to my mother, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s a couple of years ago. Despite her shrinking faculties, she amazes me by staying postive and even occasionally joking about her situation. It’s ok if you forget It’s ok if you forget where you put it. It’s got to be […]

  • Join Me On Reedsy

    I’ve recently discovered Reedsy (or rather, re-discovered, since it has been sitting in my bookmarks waiting for me to have a closer look), which is another reading-centred social site. It includes the expected features, such as adding and reviewing books you’ve read (just like Goodreads), but also had some other pretty cool features for aspiring […]

  • Temple Dancer: a poem by JJSK

    Temple Dancer Temple dancer carved in stone Posed here for a thousand years Do your legs ever get tired?

  • Draft2Digital for Self-Publishing

    I’m learning about the different resources that are out there to help writers who want to self-publish. I wish I had done more research on this before releasing The Muted Muse. One that I’ve recently discovered is Draft2Digital.com. I think I will try using this one for my next release. Some of these tools look […]

  • The Muted Muse Reviewed on Reedsy & Goodreads

    I logged in to Twitter this morning to find my name tagged in a Reedsy review of The Muted Muse! My chapbook is now live on @ReedsyDiscovery “A slim poetry collection with graceful words – evocative, emotive, and engaging – and beautiful metaphors.“ – Aneesha Shewani, Reedsy Reviewer Read more here… After following a few […]