50 ways to improve your poems

poetry editing

The first version of your poem is a first draft.  It's exciting to have written it - but how do you make it the best it can be?  How can you improve your chances of getting it published and read by others?    I've pulled together some great advice from poetry professionals. Simon Armitage - …

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Getting Started Writing Poetry as a Career – Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage, poetry, writing, inspiration, tips

Simon Armitage, a living writing poet, talks about his writing in 2010, and gives practical tips for writing poetry. "I've always been interested in poetry because it's so powerful: so few words, space on the page, and all around it.  So there's an intensity there that I admire." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXVZseBCfiM Getting keen to write His main …