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Friday, 9 July 2010

Using Poetry Techniques to Polish Your Fiction

Today's guest post is by John Smith, a blogger and aspiring writer. Go check out his blog on writing!


A few years ago, I took a creative writing class that involved writing a 40-line poem. After finishing the poem, I went back and reread it. And you know what? It sucked. It felt like I just wrote a one-paragraph story and broke it down into 40 lines of text. There was no rhythm or sense of emotion. There wasn't even a single, simple rhyme. I realized that I had no concept of poetry.

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