Janice McLaughlin


Janice McLaughlin has lived in southwestern Pennsylvania most of her life. She is a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Although a nurse for forty years, she has other degrees and licenses, and worn many hats. She loves descriptive writing and poetry. Writing is a way to occupy her mind, to relax, and to learn new things. Outside of writing, Janice enjoys good books and movies, music, dancing, photography, gardening, crocheting, and other crafts. With her vast gingerbread collection, her friends have dubbed her Gingerbread Jan.


Haiku Pennsylvania Perspective
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Haiku from the pen of long-time Pennsylvania resident, Janice McLaughlin. She also includes other Japanese poetry forms that she holds dear to her heart. See her world through Japanese verse.
The Nooce and Other Fun Poetry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Explore thirty-five different forms of poetry from the traditional rhyme to the more obscure nooce. Janice explains and gives examples of every form, encouraging you to write your own. From light poems to more serious subjects, this poetry collection has something for all ages.

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educational poetry    haiga    haiku    instructional    japanese    nature    pennsylvania    poems    poetry    poety    sedoka    senryu    tanka