What is that? What is a portal? Do you know?
wants to be a Poetry Portal! A"port"
is defined as a place where boats gather
and where people meet the boats? Well, a
Poetry Portal is where Web Surfers would
go to find anything they need to about poetry;
where pertinent web links about poetry could
all be found.
We envision that people using
the Net would someday know that if they need
information about Poetry, that they could come
to VoicesNet to get it, in addition to all of
the resources that are currently available around
How does that sound to you?
Does that sound like a good direction for us
here at VoicesNet? Would you think of VoicesNet
in such terms?
With that said, because of that
direction, this is going to be a little bit
different edition of the VoicesNet Visions Literary
We have had some recent expansions
at our website and we want to tell you about
them all. We are going to dedicate this edition
to our new website changes. All of these changes
are in line with heading in the direction of
eventually becoming one of the best Poetry Portals
on the Internet.
First in this direction; VoicesNet.com
is now taking orders for Self-Publishing of
authors and we want you to know that we now
offer this service. This means that you can
provide us with an edited manuscript, pay a
competitive fee, and then have as many books
as you need delivered to your door. We are excited
about launching this service and we hope you
will consider giving it a chance.
Additionally, we now also have
exciting audio capabilities on our website.
We love the idea that we will now be able to
have poem audio clips available on our site.
Today we want to tell you more about this capability
and to let you know of some of the areas where
we plan on using these new capabilities.
We also want to cover the exciting
new E-Card capabilities that we have available
at our site. The software we use does a really
nice job and you can now send free e-cards to
your friends and loved ones from VoicesNet.com.
You can also pay a reasonable fee and have one
of our staff writers customize a special poem
to someone in your life who means a lot to you.
This is an exciting new program that we are
just rolling out and it is awesome!
The website has a brand new
look, and it's really working out nicely. If
you haven't been there recently, you should
check in just to see the new color scheme and
the graphics used. There are more and more photo
graphics around the site and it's just looking
so much better than before. You can get there
Also, we have just announced
the addition of 10 more Poets in Residence at
our site. You will hear more about them all
in future issues.
Additionally, we have two brand
new wonderful Forum Moderators and five new
International Poetry Ambassadors coming aboard.
There is quite a chill in the
air around here, early for this time of year,
so we can feel the Winter over the horizon.
Brrrrr! Today was a little warmer; I thought
there were some 'skeeters wobbling around, as
they do in borderline "too cold" weather.
We hope that you take a look
around the site and check out all of the changes.
Thanks for hanging around!
Visions Literary Journal Staff.