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THE POET’S SURVIVAL GUIDES:
The Popular Series from The Poetry Market Ezine continues:
THE POET’S SURVIVAL GUIDE 4
The fourth ebook in the popular series just for poets continues
with “Active Duty!” Are you a poet? Is it tough surviving
life as a poet? Do people still look at you funny when you say
you are one? Do they want you to write toasts for their
weddings or love poems? What does it mean to be a poet?
In this offering, you will learn that “Yes, You Are a Poet!” Plus
more on being a performance artist, persistence, how to refresh
your poetic skills, and use poetry to help others. Plus there’s the
bonus of more Secret Poetry Weapons – skills to keep your life
as a poet (no matter what you may or may not do for a living!)
From Chapter 5: Persistence:
“Is it hard to be a poet? Oh yes!
How many people look at you funny
(that aren’t writers or poets themselves)
when you say you are one? Besides the
fact, you won’t find many readers of it
anyway they will wonder just what it is
you do and then the next inevitable
question will be do you make a living
with it. You have to live, breathe, eat,
sleep poetry to be a poet. If you
don’t know what that means, are you
living up to your true poetical nature?
THE POET’S SURVIVAL GUIDE 1
“How to Write and Make $ With Your Poetry”
17 chapters for new or established poets trying
to earn and make a living with poetry.
THE POET’S SURVIVAL GUIDE 2
“In The Trenches”
Features more of what you should know and do to
make a living or a part-time living writing poetry.
11 chapters on how and where to sell your poems.
Includes PR tools.
THE POET’S SURVIVAL GUIDE 3
“Back to Boot Camp”
The Poet’s Survival Guide series is back with a part 3, a new
offering for 2012. In this guide for poets, get back to the basics
to sustain your life as a poet. Improve your odds. Create your
best poems. Figure out which way to go: electronic or paper.
Branch out and get your poetry fix while creating and maintaining
new and tried and true ways to continue your career as a poet.
The Poet’s Survival Guide 1 – Book
The Poet’s Survival Guide 1 – E-book
The Poet’s Survival Guide 1 – Kindle
The Poet’s Survival Guide 2 – E-book
The Poet’s Survival Guide 2 – Kindle
The Poet’s Survival Guide 3 – E-book
The Poet’s Survival Guide 3 – Kindle
The Poet’s Survival Guide 4 – Kindle
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People don’t drive cars through buildings –
that’s what I used to laugh and say when I
would see it on TV or in the movies. A few
days before, I had seen a movie, a comedy,
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I had said that never happens – people
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“The EP Hunting Club: Book One The Poem Code“
E.P. Huntington is just a maintenance guy
for the GBT (Great Big Thing) and the other
telescopes and labs at the National Radio
Astronomy Observatory. An artist, a poet,
and a novice astronomer, Janise Birch was
all that until she disappeared. She left
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“District of Confusion (The
Washington, DC poems)” by
Poems written April 2012 and
they are one poet’s return to
Washington, D.C. They were written
on this particular trip back to
visit Washington, D.C. where I
lived for many years. Poems include
“True Story: Outside Ford’s Theatre,”
“Cups for Money, Cups for Food,”
“The Former Court of Neptune,”
“Red Brick and Cobblestone,” and
“Union Station Poem (Washington, DC).”
Also by LB Sedlacek, now on Kindle:
“The Cat and the Carroll A. Deering
and Other North Carolina Poems”
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