Write Poetry and Get it Published: Teach Yourself, Paperback Book

Write Poetry and Get it Published: Teach Yourself Paperback

Part of the Teach Yourself Creative Writing series

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A comprehensive guide to writing poetry Write Poetry - and Get It Published is a user-friendly and comprehensive guide written by two well-published poets that will prove indispensible if you're seeking creative guidance, inspiration and practical advice.

Covering everything from mood, style and tone to poetry on the internet, this fully updated edition will help you find your voice.

Containing straightforward advice and the very latest on prizes, festivals and performance poetry, this book will enable an aspiring or seasoned poet alike to gain the confidence and necessary knowledge to write and publish compelling poetry.

Write Poetry and Get it Published includes: Chapter 1: What does it take to be a poet?Chapter 2: Bump-starting the poem Chapter 3: A challenge to the reader: groundwork exercises Chapter 4: Getting started: working arrangements Chapter 5: I gotta use words when I talk to you Chapter 6: Letters, alphabets and lists Chapter 7: Visualizing Chapter 8: Drafting and revision Chapter 9: Using models Chapter 10: The co-operative approach Chapter 11: Subject matter Chapter 12: Context, mood and tone Chapter 13: Writing in different modes Chapter 14: Style Chapter 15: Getting the rhymes to chose you Chapter 16: It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing Chapter 17: Translation Chapter 18: Writing for children Chapter 19: Getting published Chapter 20: ipoems and cyber verse Chapter 21: Reading aloud Chapter 22: Poetry prizes and festivals Chapter 23: ars poetica ABOUT THE SERIES The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story.

Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.

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