Glitter in the Blood A Poet's Manifesto to Better, Braver Writing

ISBN-10: 1938912012

ISBN-13: 9781938912016

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mindy Nettifee

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You do not want to write good poems. You want to write great poems. You want to write poems that challenge, inspire and awe. You want to write poems that forever alter your audience, that forever alter yourself. Those poems take guts. Glitter in the Blood: A Poet's Manifesto to Better, Braver Writing will put you in constant contact with your guts. Pushcart prize nominated and highly accomplished performance poet Mindy Nettifee is not going to lead you step-by-step up a how-to staircase. With this collection of essays, prompts and exercises, Mindy is giving you the wrench you need to open up the blood and let it flow into your writing.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Write Bloody Publishing
Publication date: 9/15/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 222
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Mindy Nettifee is a Pushcart Prize-nominated writer and award-winning performance poet from Long Beach, California. She has competed in five National Poetry Slams, opened for indie rock acts the Cold War Kids, Meiko and Emily Wells, and curated events for the Smithsonian, the city of Los Angeles, GirlFest, the Drums Inside Your Chest and more. She is the author of two books of poetry, Sleepyhead Assassins (Moon Tide Press) and Rise of the Trust Fall (Write Bloody Press), a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She is also the co-founder and director of Write Now Poets.

Glitter in the Blood
The Author's Forward
In the Beginning
The Myth of Inspiration
Begin Anywhere
The Source
On Writing Poetry
Practical Magic
Any Thing Can Be an Instrument
The Metaphysics of Storytelling
Notes from the Nebula
Architects of Yes
Achillies Heeling
Oh, The Places You've Been
Benjamin Franklining and the Great and Powerful is
More Fresh, Cold Prompts from the Prompt Snow-Machine in Mindy's Brain to Melt and Smelt into Hot Burning Poems
On Editing Poetry
Paper Snow Flaking 101
Your Editing Tools: a Field Guide
The Feedback Loop
Lessons from the Hanged Man - Editing for Content
The Lost Chapter
The Cure for What Ails Us, which Might Be Tone Deafness-Editing for Context
The Dark Side of the Rainbow-Editing For Language
Awkward Graduation Speech-Editing for Form and Structure
In Conclusion
Suspicions, Skeletons and Zebras-A Bloody, Glittery D�nouement
An Incomplete Poet's Dictionary, In Sweet, Conceptually-Jumbled, Alphabetical Order
References
About the Author
Tear-Out Inspirado
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