Writing Reader-Friendly Poems Plus Writing Exercises

Writing Reader-Friendly Poems Plus Writing Exercises

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This compact guide shares how to master the art of qreader-friendly poetryq-- writing that reaches beyond confession, shrugs off literary fashion, and bypasses the esoteric and avant-garde, to put the reader first. With more than 50 rules of thumb, writers learn to select, expand, rearrange, and edit raw inspiration into poems that are clear and engaging, that touch emotions, mind, and senses. Numerous writing exercises provide lots of practice in these techniques. The book also includes pointers on finding inspiration, as well as on submitting work for publication. The advice has been honed through Susan Ioannou's many years as a widely published Canadian poet, creative writing teacher, and literary editor.For example, a faded, flowered hat might raise the memory of a maiden aunta#39;s failed romance many years before. ... EXERCISE 2 - Concrete Universal Focus on an emotion, such as loneliness, hate, or anxiety. ... Compose a poem whereanbsp;...

Title:Writing Reader-Friendly Poems Plus Writing Exercises
Author:Susan Ioannou
Publisher:Wordwrights Canada - 2011-11-21


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