Writing Personal Poetry: Creating Poems from Your Life Experiences by Sheila Bender

Writing Personal Poetry: Creating Poems from Your Life Experiences by Sheila Bender

Beginning with 12 things you can do to help yourself write poetry, poet and teacher Sheila Bender shows you how to peel away your inhibitions and get in touch with your deepest, truest feelings. She explains poetry as a process of personal and creative growth, guiding you through an examination of your emotions and memories so you can begin to put your feelings into words.

 

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Beginning with 12 things you can do to help yourself write poetry, poet and teacher Sheila Bender shows you how to peel away your inhibitions and get in touch with your deepest, truest feelings. She explains poetry as a process of personal and creative growth, guiding you through an examination of your emotions and memories so you can begin to put your feelings into words.

 

This is an e-book, instantly downloadable to your computer.

Sheila Bender

Sheila Bender

Sheila Bender is the founder and publisher of http://WritingItReal.com, a resource community for those who write from personal experience. She is the author of the poetry collection, Behind Us the Way Grows Wider, the prose memoir A New Theology: Turning to Poetry in a Time of Grief and many books on writing, including Sorrow’s Words: Writing Exercises to Heal Grief, Writing in a Convertible with the Top Down, and Writing Personal Essays: Shaping and Sharing Your Life Experience. She was the 2013 Distinguished Guest Lecturer in Poetry at Seattle University and teaches for Centrum Foundation in Port Townsend, WA where she lives, as well as for other writers’ conferences. Her motto when it comes to teaching the writing process is that as creators we must think this way: when you are drafting there is no such thing as bad writing, only the opportunity for good writing.