Monthly Archives: December 2012

To Chapbook or To Full-Length? Part One.

So, you want to put together a poetry manuscript and send it out for publication. Should you work towards a chapbook or a full-length book? What’s the difference? What are the trade-offs? The most important distinction is the size. Chapbooks … Continue reading

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To Self-Publish or Not. Part 2.

(If you missed part one, you can find it here: http://katerinaklemer.com/ownaccent/to-self-publish-or-not-part-one/) Last time we spoke about the pros of self-publishing. Now I thought I could share my thoughts on why, when and how a traditional publisher can be more helpful … Continue reading

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To Self-Publish or Not. Part One.

What do publishers do for you these days? Why wait for someone else to do what you can do perfectly well by yourself? What is the difference, anyway? There are pros and cons with every choice, and this one is … Continue reading

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Getting Feedback From Your Peers

When you want to improve your writing, there are no substitutes for the big three: reading, writing and getting feedback. Getting feedback from your mentors, well-published poets and people whose writing you admire is not only helpful, but also easy. … Continue reading

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What if I Never Write Again?

My worst fear, bar family tragedy, is that I stop writing. That I never write another poem. Or, more honestly, I am afraid of never writing another poem that I like. Because sometimes I like my poems and it’s a … Continue reading

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