“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

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

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“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

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

“Taking Flight” | Signature’s ‘The Writer’s Guide to Poetry’ #OnWriting

“Taking Flight” | Signature’s ‘The Writer’s Guide to Poetry’ #OnWriting

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

“I find the ache, and I listen, with all my heart, for what it means to me the most. I listen, and then do my best to let it sing.” –Tyler Knott Gregson Continue reading “Taking Flight” | Signature’s ‘The Writer’s Guide to Poetry’ #OnWriting

“Testing Form” | Signature’s ‘The Writer’s Guide to Poetry’ #OnWriting

“Testing Form” | Signature’s ‘The Writer’s Guide to Poetry’ #OnWriting

If we dig deep into our linguistic roots to understand the language that we use to create our art, then perhaps we may be able to find common-ground or universal patterns that shape what we can do with poetry and with any other form of communication. #Poetry #Writing Continue reading “Testing Form” | Signature’s ‘The Writer’s Guide to Poetry’ #OnWriting