April is, indeed, the cruelest month . . .

And:

It's National Poetry Month!

Members: Check out Cat Sith's Challenge: Every Day a Poem - Challenge

That is why you should join Zeugma. We're strong enough to help.

For instructions: How to Join

Prose writers welcome, too! It's all write . . .

Ten Rules for Writers

Links to relevant sites: poets, poetry, poetry resources, events, our members' sites
--a new post for each site; comments on sites in replies.

Moderators: Gary, riverwriter

User avatar
riverwriter
Site Admin
Posts: 815
Joined: Mon Oct 02, 2006 10:47 pm
Location: Cornwall, Ontario (Canada)
Contact:

Ten Rules for Writers

Postby riverwriter » Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:40 pm

I cheated a bit in the title of this, but although this is mainly about novel writing, a lot of it grips on the glacial face of writing poetry very well.

Ten Rules for Writing Fiction
If I ask a question, it is rhetorical: do not post the answer; rather, consider the answer and see where it leads you.

When people tell you something's wrong or doesn't work for them, they are almost always right. When they tell you exactly what they think is wrong and how to fix it, they are almost always wrong. -- Neil Gaiman
"Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger." -- Franklin P. Jones

Return to “Poetry Links”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest