Guest Post: How River Hayden Coped With Poetry

Guest Post: How River Hayden Coped With Poetry

My "gateway" art was poetry; it gave me a profound respect and understanding of it that I didn’t have before. I also know that it isn’t for everyone. However, don’t let your self-criticism stop you from trying. Even if you think it is bad, you will have created something. Remember, you are your own worst critic. Don’t let anyone stop you from trying to create something--not even yourself. You may find a hidden talent you never knew you had. 

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Interview With Maksym Kolotun (Photographer Who Loves To Paint Life)

Interview With Maksym Kolotun (Photographer Who Loves To Paint Life)

If you allow the client to take control over you and your creativity, there wouldn't be any art creation coming from your side, you wouldn't be the photographer anymore. Thus, a good photographer always makes all the decisions themselves.

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Interview with Suzy Hazelwood (poet & founder of The Writing Garden)

Interview with Suzy Hazelwood (poet & founder of The Writing Garden)

I would say I related to lyrics in music a lot more, especially the lyrics of Kate Bush. The lyrics on her albums were an education to me on how I could write poetry. And I wanted so much to write poetry like Kate wrote her lyrics. Without doubt, her writing and emotion in her beautiful songs are largely responsible for me finding an interest in poetry. Without her influence I may never have got into writing poetry at all.

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Interview with Joanna C. Valente { poet, editor, mermaid }

Interview with Joanna C. Valente { poet, editor, mermaid }

If you can't write, it's probably because you're either not emotionally ready to yet, which is OK. It means you need to do more research, introspection, and bad writing. Because bad writing leads to good writing and to working out the thoughts in your head.

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