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Author Skinner, Jeffrey.

Title The 6.5 practices of moderately successful poets : a self-help memoir / Jeffrey Skinner.

Imprint Louisville, Ky. : Sarabande Books, c2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    818.5403 SKI    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xx, 184 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents Protects talent. What is talent? ; The part that learns without effort ; Rigor, precision ; Unfairness ; Necessary selfishness ; Life and work ; The background check -- Finds the liminal place. The in-between ; Ignition ; Let's get lost ; A pathway to the gateway ; Meandering, description, music ; Not so hot, better, limit interference, endure ; Top ten poet complaints -- Makes use. Phil & company ; Crafty craft ; O, research ; The private eye ; Bobby the ape -- Discipline (self). Bad boat, bad boy ; The silence of the iambs ; The revisionarium ; The time clock -- Finds poetry companion. How far from the self ; A little help from my friends ; Ask Dr. Frankenpoem, your poetry companion -- Ambitious for the work. Ignores outer validation ; Ink runs from the corners of my mouth ; Things that, while possibly admirable, mean nothing for a career ; Things that may move your career forward ; Things that guarantee you will not have a career ; Smarts ; The pre M.F.A. save-your-time & money quiz -- Takes the long view. The long view ; The young ; Family guy.
Subject Skinner, Jeffrey.
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Poetry -- Authorship.
Poetry -- Authorship -- Humor.
Added Title Six point five practices of moderately successful poets
Six and a half practices of moderately successful poets
Practices of moderately successful poets
ISBN 1936747278 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781936747276 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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