That you are here—
that life exists and identity,
That the powerful play goes on,
and you may
contribute a verse.
O Me! O Life!
By Walt Whitman
You’ve been called to write,
let ME help you find your voice.
Whether you're an aspiring poet in search of the perfect metaphor, a first-time novelist creating new worlds and characters, or a dreamer ready to give voice to your big idea, Contribute Your Verse is dedicated to helping emerging writers share their words with the world.
Founded by Matthew Foley in 2017, Contribute Your Verse offers one-on-one coaching, online courses, workshops, and a podcast series - all designed to give writers the inspiration & resources they need to make their writing goals a reality.
"As a writing coach, Matthew Foley does not just guide you through improving word choice or structure; he helps you to revive the most imaginative and vulnerable parts of yourself that deserve to be shared. His authenticity and passion for watching others grow will allow you to move towards your full potential as a writer."
- Raven McKevlin
Ready to share your writing with the world? Learn more about personalized,
one-on-one coaching with Contribute Your Verse founder Matthew Foley to make your grand writing project a reality.
Writing can sometimes be a solitary art form, but we can't do it all alone. Check out our calendar of upcoming events, including online courses & workshops, and get inspired by a tribe of fellow writers.
Need some inspiration for your writing life? Check out the Contribute Your Verse Podcast to hear writers Matthew Foley, Derek Berry, and Loren Mixon discuss craft, community, and
pursuing a career in writing.
Contribute Your Verse offers a variety of coaching services to help you take your dream writing project from rough draft to published work.
For those interested in one-on-one coaching, Contribute Your Verse founder Matthew Foley will work with you to hone your creative writing skills, develop a vision for your writing project, guide your creative process to competition, and create a personalized plan to publish & market your work.
Explore our writing coaching services below and contact Contribute Your Verse today to begin making your writing goals a reality.
“I would definitely recommend Matthew Foley as a writing coach! He is wonderful at helping you structure your writing, and he goes beyond that to helping you understand the writing's true message and fulfilling that. It was a big game changer to have his help with my manuscript.”
- Melissa Slayton