I used to have it in spades. Inspiration I mean. It was around every corner. Hidden in every song I heard. Beaming from each new day. 510 more words
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Anaphora poem. “An Anaphora is “the repetition of a word or expression several times within a clause or within a paragraph”. In poetry the repetition of the phrase can be just at the beginning of each line, setting the tone as a meditation or a mantra, or it can be utilized more subtlety within the poem. 868 more words
Don’t trash that crappy first draft!
Oh it may be full of grammatical errors that would send your high school English teachers into hysterics but that’s not reason enough to throw it away. 1,179 more words
Anne Lamott’s “Shitty First Drafts” is an important essay that informs the reader on some of her “Insrtructions on Writing and Life”. This, much to my and other readers’ happiness, involves writing awful first drafts – whether you are a professional writer, a student, or you write for fun. 589 more words