Fears

Don’t Worry, Write Happy: daily drafting, Tom Raworth, and the hedonism of writing

Don’t Worry, Write Happy: daily drafting, Tom Raworth, and the hedonism of writing

It’s been a busy week or so since my last post – lots of teaching to prepare for and do. I’m hoping to manage another blog post today about some of that, but now I wanted to share some more thoughts about getting into a lasting writing habit. A few things have happened since┬álast Wednesday.(…)

Getting (re-) started, again: or, feel the fear and write it down anyway

Getting (re-) started, again: or, feel the fear and write it down anyway

I am a sporadic writer, of poetry at least. I do start every working day with writing, but it’s not usually a poem. I tend to write my poems in bursts, as I have always done since I was 16. I might write nothing for weeks or even months, and then create a flurry of(…)