The Writing Moment: A Practical Guide to Creating Poems

Paperback | December 11, 2013

byDaniel Scott Tysdal

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a href="http://prismmagazine.ca/2014/09/24/an-interview-with-daniel-scott-tysdal/"PRISM International magazine interview with Daniel Scott Tysdal/aThis practical guide to composing original, evocative poetry explores all aspects of the writing process-including finding inspiration, organizing ideas on paper, revising first drafts, and sharing poems with others. Accessible and encouraging throughout, this invaluable resource helps beginnerpoets find their voice and master the tools of the trade.

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a href="http://prismmagazine.ca/2014/09/24/an-interview-with-daniel-scott-tysdal/"PRISM International magazine interview with Daniel Scott Tysdal/aThis practical guide to composing original, evocative poetry explores all aspects of the writing process-including finding inspiration, organizing ideas on paper, revising first drafts, and ...

Daniel Scott Tysdal teaches creative writing and English literature at the University of Toronto Scarborough. In 2012, the UTSC student newspaper, The Underground, named him one of their four "Professors of the Year." He is the author of Predicting the Next Big Advertising Breakthrough Using a Potentially Dangerous Method (Coteau 2006...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.46 inPublished:December 11, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199002363

ISBN - 13:9780199002368

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Preface: The Occasions of Poetry and the Writing MomentOne Story about a PoemNot an Occasion, but OccasionsThe Occasions of Poetry, Writing Moments, and The Writing MomentOriginality and the Writing Moment: The Art in Life and the Life in ArtAcknowledgements1. Image, Music, and MetaphorIntroduction: Beginning at the BeginningsWorking with the ImageComposing with the Music of LanguageMaking MetaphorsConclusion: Ending at the BeginningsRecommended Resources2. Voice and TraditionIntroduction: On Necessity and VoiceThe Musical Impulse and Metrical VerseThe Freedom Impulse and Free VerseVoice and PerspectiveVoice and Developmental StructureConclusion: On Multiplicity and VoiceRecommended Resources3. Poetic FormsIntroduction: Service and the Force of FormMetrical FormsTwentieth Century FormsMediums and a New LanguageConclusion: Inspiration and the Force of FormRecommended Resources4. Revising, Reworking, and Wrapping UpIntroduction: The Goldilocks Approach to Revising PoemsGetting Close with Your Tools: Perspective, Sentences, Words, and RhythmsAdding Lift and Drag: The Poet's Perception and the Reader's PerceptionNurturing Tensions and Turns: Juxtaposition, Reclamation, Refusal, and IronyConclusion: The Three Bears Approach to Revising for a Self-Revising ReaderRecommended Resources5. Sharing Progress and Sharing PoemsIntroduction: Gaining through LosingSharing ProcessSharing FeedbackSharing PoetryConclusion: In Praise of LosingRecommended ResourcesConclusion: The Writing Moment Without EndAppendix: Strategies for RevisionRevising Poems: Two ExamplesRevising Process: Three ApproachesAcknowledgementsGlossaryReferencesIndex

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"The Writing Moment: A Practical Guide to Creating Poems is a must-own book for both emerging and established poets. I would also recommend this book as a textbook choice for post-secondary creative writing courses." --Esther Griffin, PRISM International