WRITING TIPS

Building from Sounds

The poet build his poem up from sounds. One may get an idea, inspiration from a scene, a picture, a poem, or a line from a novel or news story, be obsessed with a word, or otherwise find motivation to write a poem, and one may even write a few lines or even a full first draft without considering sound, but in the end, with rewrites and revisions, it is the sounds that drive the poem. It is this obsession…

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Troy Camplin

Troy Camplin

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I am the author of “Diaphysics” and the novel “Hear the Screams of the Butterfly.” I am a consultant, poet, playwright, novelist, and interdisciplinary scholar.