Feb 12, 2018
Gerald and co-hosts Cheyenne Cockrell and Thomas Page consider
how poetry and spoken word before an audience can both entertain
and stimulate the creative process. And...
- What IS the difference between poetry and spoken word?
- Why do you think live poetry readings and spoken-word
presentations have become so popular?
- Radio shows and podcasts – particularly podcasts – of poetry
seem to be gaining in popularity. Do you think this is a new
opportunity for poets?
- Have you ever tried to write poetry? Spoken word?
Then we're joined by special guest, creative coach Terrie
Silverman, who responds to:
- How do you help people develop and investigate their stories –
whether for the page or the stage?
- How does your own work inform your teaching?
- You seem to have a talent for drawing expression out of people
who want to write but haven’t had much previous success at it.
What’s the secret to getting it all to flow?
- Have you ever found that someone’s work is painful, either to
them or to the group? How do you deal with that?
- Of the people who intend to write memoir, how often to you find
it morphing into something else?
- Is self-expression always therapeutic?
- What are the challenges of performing your writing or your
- How can our listeners get in touch with you?
And, as ever, there's lots of advice on how to get published,
including the support resources at our website getpublishedradio.com.