Official Publication!

I am excited to announce the official publication of my first book!

“Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey” is officially available for purchase in paperback and e-book on Amazon!

This book features a collection of fifty poems reflecting personal growth in my aspirations, relationships, and understanding of my life.

Please visit the following link on Amazon!

Thank you to everyone who has supported me on my journey to publication through following my blog, providing feedback and cheering me on! Also, thanks to all my friends and family members who are celebrating with me on this very exciting accomplishment!

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Sarah Ritter is a writer who shares her feelings and experiences on the blog “Sarah Ritter’s Revelations… A Collection of My Poems & Short Stories.”

Her first book Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey is available in paperback and e-book on Amazon!

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Bards Con Virtual Podcast: A Pathway To Dreams

I am so honored that the collaborative poems written by James P. Wagner (Ishwa) and myself have been included in the recent Local Gems Press publication “A Pathway To Dreams: A Collaborative Poetry Collection.”

You can hear several poems including the one I Co-wrote with James P. Wagner on the Bard Con Blog posted on 5/15/20. The poem which begins “My eyes looking forward, which we wrote together, starts around 60 minutes into the Podcast.

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The book is available on Amazon. You can also order a copy signed by me on Etsy.

This anthology “A Pathway To Dreams: A Collaborative Poetry Collection.” includes nearly 60 collaborative poems among 34 poets from all over. The book comprises of three opening stanzas, initiating the beginning of a alternating spontaneous succession of stanzas formulating a unique poem in its entirety. Though all poems begins with the three same stanzas, each poem transforms into a unique vision as the two poets collaborated responding to each other’s stanzas.

Buy the book and Help Feeding America! James has pledged that 30% of the profits from all copies sold will be donated to Feeding America.

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Sarah Ritter shares her feelings and experiences on the blog “Sarah Ritter’s Revelations… A Collection of My Poems & Short Stories.”

Her writing has also been featured on CT Working Moms, Brave and Reckless and Whisper and the Roar.

Her first book “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey” is available in paperback and e-book on Amazon!

The book is available to purchase in person at Burgundy Books in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, and That Book Store in her hometown of Wethersfield, Connecticut

AudibleAvailable as an audiobook on Audible!

New Anthologies

Sarah Ritter is also a contributing poet to the “We Are Beat Anthology” and the “Goddess Anthology” by The National Beat Poetry Foundation, as well as the “Connecticut Bards Northwest Poetry Review,” “The Mondo” and “A Pathway To Dreams” published by Local Gems Press.

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If you are would like to order a signed and personalized copy of either book, please order from Etsy or e-mail me at sarahritterwriter@gmail.com

Bards Poetry

To listen to a few of Sarah Ritter’s poems featured in the “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey,” click on the Bard’s Poetry Revolution Podcast episode featured on 04/04/20.

To listen to the Mondo collaboration between poet John Dutton and Sarah Ritter, click on the Bard’s Poetry Revolution Podcast episode featured on 04/17/20.

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Social Contact

I am so honored my poem “Social Contact” was published on the Straw Dog Writer’s Guild blog, “Pandemic Poetry and Prose: Writing in the Time of Corona.”

https://www.strawdogwriters.org/blog/socialcontact

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Sarah Ritter shares her feelings and experiences on the blog “Sarah Ritter’s Revelations… A Collection of My Poems & Short Stories.”

Her writing has also been featured on CT Working Moms, Brave and Reckless and Whisper and the Roar.

Her first book “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey” is available in paperback and e-book on Amazon!

The book is available to purchase in person at Burgundy Books in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, and That Book Store in her hometown of Wethersfield, Connecticut

AudibleAvailable as an audiobook on Audible!

New Anthologies

Sarah Ritter is also a contributing poet to the “We Are Beat Anthology” and the “Goddess Anthology” by The National Beat Poetry Foundation, as well as the “Connecticut Bards Northwest Poetry Review,” “The Mondo” and “A Pathway To Dreams” published by Local Gems Press.

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If you are would like to order a signed and personalized copy of either book, please order from Etsy or e-mail me at sarahritterwriter@gmail.com

Bards Poetry

To listen to a few of Sarah Ritter’s poems featured in the “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey,” click on the Bard’s Poetry Revolution Podcast episode featured on 04/04/20.

To listen to the Mondo collaboration between poet John Dutton and Sarah Ritter, click on the Bard’s Poetry Revolution Podcast episode featured on 04/17/20.

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Morning

Though the fog of my dreams
Was beginning to clear
I did not dare stir
For I did not want to admit to the morning
That I was in fact, awake
Just so I could hold on to this moment
A little longer
Cocooned by a fluffy cloud of warm blankets
Pulled up to my eyes
I peered over the edge
Just enough for my eyes to decipher the time
From the shades of color outside the window
And though I knew I had a full day
Ahead of me
For now
I was content to lie here
Pretending that time did not exist
Beyond this moment
Where night has slipped away
But the morning has not yet risen

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Sarah Ritter shares her feelings and experiences on the blog “Sarah Ritter’s Revelations… A Collection of My Poems & Short Stories.”

Her writing has also been featured on CT Working Moms, Brave and Reckless and Whisper and the Roar.

Amazon
Her first book “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey” is available in paperback and e-book on Amazon!

Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations.jpg

The book is available to purchase in person at Burgundy Books in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, and That Book Store in her hometown of Wethersfield, Connecticut

Audible

“Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey” is available as an audiobook on Audible!

New Anthologies

Sarah Ritter is also a contributing poet to the “We Are Beat Anthology” and the “Goddess Anthology” by The National Beat Poetry Foundation, as well as the “Connecticut Bards Northwest Poetry Review,” “The Mondo” and “A Pathway To Dreams” published by Local Gems Press.

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To order a signed and personalized copy of either book, please order from Etsy or e-mail me at sarahritterwriter@gmail.com

Bards Poetry

To listen to select Sarah Ritter’s poems featured in the “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey,” click on the Bard’s Poetry Revolution Podcast episode featured on 04/04/20.

Bards Poetry

To listen to the Mondo collaboration between poet John Dutton and Sarah Ritter, click on the Bard’s Poetry Revolution Podcast episode featured on 04/17/20.Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations.jpg

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Author

The words of my life read aloud
Before they have even been written
The value of my life summed up
Like a book judged by its cover

Pages and pages on “print all”
Without a review or revision
Content submitted for approval
With just a quick glance over

But now I’m claiming my role
As the author, the poet, the writer
I’m controlling the pen driving
Between the lines of the blank page

I’m telling the plot of my life story
To be repeated by the reciters
Raising my voice above the actors
As the narrator of this stage

I’m choosing the words that tell
The story portraying my life

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Sarah Ritter shares her feelings and experiences on the blog “Sarah Ritter’s Revelations… A Collection of My Poems & Short Stories.”

Her writing has also been featured on CT Working Moms, Brave and Reckless and Whisper and the Roar.

Amazon
Her first book “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey” is available in paperback and e-book on Amazon!

Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations.jpg

The book is available to purchase in person at Burgundy Books in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, and That Book Store in her hometown of Wethersfield, Connecticut

Audible

“Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey” is available as an audiobook on Audible!

New Anthologies

Sarah Ritter is also a contributing poet to the “We Are Beat Anthology” and the “Goddess Anthology” by The National Beat Poetry Foundation, as well as the “Connecticut Bards Northwest Poetry Review,” “The Mondo” and “A Pathway To Dreams” published by Local Gems Press.

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To order a signed and personalized copy of either book, please order from Etsy or e-mail me at sarahritterwriter@gmail.com

Bards Poetry

To listen to select Sarah Ritter’s poems featured in the “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey,” click on the Bard’s Poetry Revolution Podcast episode featured on 04/04/20.

Bards Poetry

To listen to the Mondo collaboration between poet John Dutton and Sarah Ritter, click on the Bard’s Poetry Revolution Podcast episode featured on 04/17/20.Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations.jpg

Available on Amazon, Audible and Etsy.

Anthologies available on Etsy

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Books available on Amazon, Audible and Etsy

A Pathway To Dreams: Publication

I am so honored that the collaborative poems written by James P. Wagner (Ishwa) and myself have been included in the recent Local Gems Press publication “A Pathway To Dreams: A Collaborative Poetry Collection.”

It is available on Amazon. You can also order a copy signed by me on Etsy.

This poetry collection is very unique because, it was born out of a single Facebook post by James P Wagner in April:

“Who wants to write a poem with me? Here are the rules, you reply to the verse below. Your verse should be 3-5 lines. I will then reply to your verse and you reply once more, for a total of a 4 verse poem written by the two of us. Let’s see where this goes.”

Where this single facebook prompt lead to, is a published anthology of nearly 60 collaborative poems among 34 poets from all over.

The book comprises of three opening stanzas, initiating the beginning of a alternating spontaneous succession of stanzas formulating a unique poem in its entirety. Though all poems begins with the three same stanzas, each poem transforms into a unique vision as the two poets collaborated responding to each other’s stanzas.

Buy The Book and Help Feeding America!
James has pledged that 30% of the profits from all copies sold will be donated to Feeding America.

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A Pathway to Dreams

© 2020 Sarah Ritter. All Rights Reserved.

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WP Logo

Sarah Ritter shares her feelings and experiences on the blog “Sarah Ritter’s Revelations… A Collection of My Poems & Short Stories.”

Her writing has also been featured on CT Working Moms, Brave and Reckless and Whisper and the Roar.

Her first book “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey” is available in paperback and e-book on Amazon!

The book is available to purchase in person at Burgundy Books in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, and That Book Store in her hometown of Wethersfield, Connecticut

AudibleAvailable as an audiobook on Audible!

New Anthologies

Sarah Ritter is also a contributing poet to the “We Are Beat Anthology” and the “Goddess Anthology” by The National Beat Poetry Foundation, as well as the “Connecticut Bards Northwest Poetry Review,” “The Mondo” and “A Pathway To Dreams.” published by Local Gems Press.

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If you are would like to order a signed and personalized copy of either book, please order from Etsy or e-mail me at sarahritterwriter@gmail.com

Bards Poetry

To listen to a few of Sarah Ritter’s poems featured in the “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey,” click on the Bard’s Poetry Revolution Podcast episode featured on 04/04/20.

To listen to the Mondo collaboration between poet John Dutton and Sarah Ritter, click on the Bard’s Poetry Revolution Podcast episode featured on 04/17/20.

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Book Review by Missi’s Book Reviews

I would like to thank Missi Martin, writer for Missi’s Book Reviews for taking the time to review my poetry book “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey.”

Missi typically reviews novels, so I appreciated that she deviated from her usual genres to review a poetry book. Missi started her book review passion by reviewing what she refers to as “cozy mysteries.” Upon receiving requests for reviews of other genres, she started Missi’s Book Reviews, to help support local and new writers of all styles.

Please read Missi’s review of my poetry book on WordPress and Facebook.

You can read more of Missi’s Book Reviews on her WordPress blog and Facebook page. Her Cozy Mystery Book Reviews, focusing on reviewing mystery books, is also available on WordPress and Facebook.

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Sarah Ritter shares her feelings and experiences on the blog “Sarah Ritter’s Revelations… A Collection of My Poems & Short Stories.”

Her writing has also been featured on CT Working Moms, Brave and Reckless and Whisper and the Roar.

AmazonHer first book “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey” is available in paperback and e-book on Amazon!

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The book is available to purchase in person at Burgundy Books in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, and That Book Store in her hometown of Wethersfield, Connecticut

Audible

“Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey” is available as an audiobook on Audible!

New Anthologies

Sarah Ritter is also a contributing poet to the “We Are Beat Anthology” and the “Goddess Anthology” by The National Beat Poetry Foundation, as well as the “Connecticut Bards Northwest Poetry Review” and “The Mondo” published by Local Gems Press.

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To order a signed and personalized copy of either book, please order from Etsy or e-mail me at sarahritterwriter@gmail.com

Bards Poetry

To listen to select Sarah Ritter’s poems featured in the “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey,” click on the Bard’s Poetry Revolution Podcast episode featured on 04/04/20.

Bards Poetry

To listen to the Mondo collaboration between poet John Dutton and Sarah Ritter, click on the Bard’s Poetry Revolution Podcast episode featured on 04/17/20.
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Available on Amazon, Audible and Etsy.

Anthologies available on Etsy

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Books available on Amazon, Audible and Etsy

Happy Dog Momma’s Day!

Today is a special Mother’s Day for me: my first Mother’s Day as a full-time Dog Momma! After many wonderful years of being a stepmother to Ethan and Olivia, and Stepdog Momma to Maggie and Lucy, David and I decided to adopt a baby brother for Maggie and Lucy.

The day we went to meet Cash, he ran into the room with so much enthusiasm, it appeared there was not a doubt in his mind that we would take him home. And after just a few minutes with him curled in my lap, there was not a doubt in our minds, that we would either.

David likes to joke that Cash chose me. But I truly believe we were all meant to be together. (Despite what Lucy thinks). We chose each other, when the time was right.

Having Cash in my life has taught me to slow down, enjoy: waking up to weird nibbly Cash kisses, before work/pre-sunrise morning walks, the view as he sniffs everything in sight, enjoy the beautiful birds (chase the evil squirrels) and knowing someone is waiting for me at home: who can’t wait to smother me with kisses, drink water and head for a walk at the end of a long day of work.

FYI: In the time it took me to write this, Cash went for a hike with me, smothered me with kisses, played tug-a-war, and now is passed out with his favorite blankie in his mouth..

Life is good.

 

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WP Logo

Sarah Ritter shares her feelings and experiences on the blog “Sarah Ritter’s Revelations… A Collection of My Poems & Short Stories.”

Her writing has also been featured on CT Working Moms, Brave and Reckless and Whisper and the Roar. AmazonHer first book “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey” is available in paperback and e-book on Amazon!

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The book is available to purchase in person at Burgundy Books in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, and That Book Store in her hometown of Wethersfield, Connecticut

Audible

“Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey” is available as an audiobook on Audible!

New Anthologies

Sarah Ritter is also a contributing poet to the “We Are Beat Anthology” and the “Goddess Anthology” by The National Beat Poetry Foundation, as well as the “Connecticut Bards Northwest Poetry Review” and “The Mondo” published by Local Gems Press.

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To order a signed and personalized copy of either book, please order from Etsy or e-mail me at sarahritterwriter@gmail.com

Bards PoetryTo listen to select Sarah Ritter’s poems featured in the “Inspirations, Transformations and Revelations: A Poetic Expression of My Personal Journey,” click on the Bard’s Poetry Revolution Podcast episode featured on 04/04/20.

Bards PoetryTo listen to the Mondo collaboration between poet John Dutton and Sarah Ritter, click on the Bard’s Poetry Revolution Podcast episode featured on 04/17/20.

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Available on Amazon, Audible and Etsy.

Anthologies available on Etsy

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Books available on Amazon, Audible and Etsy