As a novelist and writing instructor, I’ve noticed that three of the most vital aspects of story craft are left out of many writing books and workshops. Even bestselling novelists stumble over them.
Reading your poetry in front of an audience is just one way to take a risk as a poet. Here are a few other risky options available to a poet (and note that none of these should be life threatening activities)
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Why should you join a poetry writing group? I can think of at least seven reasons.
Your goal is to sell more books – and sell those books without spending a lot of money. Therefore, your number one goal is to make it easy for people to find you and say yes to you.