10 second love story / “The intended length of ever after”

This poem was my entry in the 2014 Iron Writer Championship, in which I took second place: “The intended length of ever after” Finding a way to keep alive the allusion of your illusion is more difficult than finding a desert island treasure map X And if I thought I could see you again justContinue reading “10 second love story / “The intended length of ever after””

My flash fiction piece “A Dent and the Other Half of a Smile” now available

My flash fiction piece “A Dent and the Other Half of a Smile” now available on Gumroad for 99 cents! Click on the photo to come take a look!

My poem “Kingsfoil” wins the Iron Writer Challenge Summer Solstice Open

I am happy and humbled to have won the inaugural Iron Writer Challenge Summer Solstice Open.  The Iron Writer Challenge (www.theironwriter.com) give 4 writers 4 days to write a 500 word story or poem – the catch is that the writers are given 4 disparate elements that must be included.  This week’s elements were: an incubus,Continue reading “My poem “Kingsfoil” wins the Iron Writer Challenge Summer Solstice Open”

“Dashboard drawing board” wins The People’s Poetry contest!

http://peoples-poetry-competition.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/3-dashboard-drawing-board.html Dashboard drawing board I do my best writing while drivingusing a dashboard drawing boardand rolled down window arm restwith a stolen bank ink penattached to nothing bya few remaining links of chainI write crooked words on the pagesof a drug store spiral pocket notebookand just as I would clean upbefore hospital visits to youIContinue reading ““Dashboard drawing board” wins The People’s Poetry contest!”

Challenge 5 of “The Iron Writer Challenge” is in the books!

Thanks to everyone who voted in Challenge 5 of “The Iron Writer Challenge” – the pieces (mine included…) are still there if you weren’t able to get over there during the contest: http://theironwriter.com/the-stories/challenge-5-2/

Writer interview with TM Brown, author of “A Life Not My Own”

Today I am happy to be spending time with author TM Brown.  We initially connected via social media, and I have gotten to know her over the past few months and have found her to be a wonderful person – gracious, supportive, and a terrific writer.  Her novel, “A Life Not My Own” is aContinue reading “Writer interview with TM Brown, author of “A Life Not My Own””

The Iron Writer Challenge – please vote!!!

Hello Friends – I have a favor to ask of you.  This weekend I am participating in “The Iron Writer Challenge” – I know many of you know this but just in case you don’t, it’s a writing contest where four writers are given four disparate elements – for this week’s challenge they are a coconut,Continue reading “The Iron Writer Challenge – please vote!!!”

My love poem “Paperweight” appears in ‘The Germ’

The Germ, Volume One, Issue One Including my love poem “Paperweight” Available now – get yours today! http://germ-magazine.com/issues.html — Also, please check out my book, “Songs you can’t dance to” available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble

From my love poem “Two senses”

An excerpt from my poem “Two senses” “now that you are gone (have left) your missing voice is the loudest thing that I hear (in my head)” — copyright 2012 Steven Harz — From my book “Songs you can’t dance to” available at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Songs-You-Cant-Dance-ebook/dp/B00ATQW5XK

Love poem: Yo-yo love

As you know ours is a yo-yo love we are up and down and in an out Imperial and Butterfly rotational energy held together by thin twisted twine we are equal parts Walk-the-dog and Loop-the-Loop but now I am made to Sleep and before I awake am sent Around-the-World over hill and dale meadow andContinue reading “Love poem: Yo-yo love”

Another 5-star book review of my book of poetry and flash fiction ‘Songs you can’t dance to’

“Engaging read. Harz manages to translate heartfelt feelings into the written word”  Available at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Songs-You-Cant-Dance-ebook/product-reviews/B00ATQW5XK

Another 5 star review of “Songs you can’t dance to”

Another 5 star review of “Songs you can’t dance to” Another 5 star review of “Songs you can’t dance to” “I’ve enjoyed reading “Songs You Can’t Dance To” by Steven Harz immensely. It is a book for lovers and losers. A book celebrating young love while remembering times of lost love. There is a storyContinue reading “Another 5 star review of “Songs you can’t dance to””