Writing Tip: 8 Essential Tips for Crafting and Sharing Your Poetry

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1. Don’t stop writing – Artists create art, Teachers teach, Writers write.
To excel your writing, you need to flex your poetic muscles daily.
2. Read Poetry by other writers – By reading other writers you may find new ways to express yourself. Learn a new form, and learn what you like or do not like from the work of others.

3. Attend Open Mics – Listen to the way words are spoken. Poetry is oral just as much as it is visual genre of writing. The way a poet speaks their lines is just as important as the meaning of the lines. Open Mics are a great way for you to meet new authors, and perform your own work.

4. Study Poetic Forms – Although you may not enjoy writing sonnets, or haiku’s trying various forms will help broaden your poetic development.

5. Experiment – Is there a form…

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David Alexian

David Alexian has always had a passion for writing. From an early age, he has loved keeping journals; sometimes in note books but other times on little scraps of paper he could find when his diary was not close by. Over the years, he has explored writing psychological thrillers, suspense and fantasy stories. His mind and heart is fed by his love for creating excitement for his readers. He loves to play with the perceptions of human realities; the challenges and triumph of the human spirit. David is the first son to two Caribbean parents, with the influence of European and African heritage. He is married to a supportive and caring wife. At present, David holds a Masters of Arts degree in Psychology and works with children who have experienced trauma, abuse or mental disturbances. As he writes, he experiences the freedom that comes with knowing his readers are excited, happy and satisfied.

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