“Excerpt: On Perfectionism By Anne Lamott” | Signature’s ‘The Writer’s Guide to Poetry’ #OnWriting

"Excerpt: On Perfectionism By Anne Lamott" | Signature’s ‘The Writer’s Guide to Poetry’ #OnWriting | BL | Black Lion Journal | Black Lion

This week, in celebration of Poetry Month, I’ll be chatting about writing by reviewing snippets of Signature’s The Writer’s Guide to Poetry — A highly recommended read for any-level writer. #Poetry Experimentation is a gift that perfectionism holds back. Being a perfectionist isn’t always a bad thing — but if we allow it to dominate our thoughts and our creativity, then it can take a while to breakthrough and to refocus our energy.

“Excerpt: School Of Verse By David Orr” | Signature’s ‘The Writer’s Guide to Poetry’ #OnWriting

"Excerpt: School Of Verse By David Orr" | Signature’s ‘The Writer’s Guide to Poetry’ #OnWriting | BL | Black Lion Journal | Black Lion

This week, in celebration of Poetry Month, I’ll be chatting about writing by reviewing snippets of Signature’s The Writer’s Guide to Poetry — A highly recommended read for any-level writer. #Poetry If taking the road less traveled doesn't mean what we've all thought it meant, then I don't know of a better example of romanticization and the disappointment felt from high expectations. Perhaps avoiding this kind of disappointment is what author David Orr wants to share with us in his excerpt about dismantling poetic expectations and stereotypes.