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My Wobbly Bicycle, 177

Posted by on Sep 4, 2019 in Featured | 4 comments

My Wobbly Bicycle, 177

One more post on creative writing programs. Probably I’m speaking to a very limited audience.  I just wanted to answer a recent question.   So, you ask—someone asks—someone asked me recently—what happens in a so-called creative writing program? How can you teach someone to write a poem, for instance, considering that you have to have talent? Of course, I might reply, you can’t teach someone to write a poem. But you can, given the right conditions, help a person with some intrinsic sense of a poem get better faster.   If we have to argue about “better,” probably...

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