Re-Creating Poetry: How to Revise Poems Video Download

Re-Creating Poetry: How to Revise Poems Video Download

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Revision doesn’t have to be a chore—something that has to be done after the joy of the first draft. In fact, revision should be viewed as an enjoyable extension of the creation process. Learn the three rules of revision, seven revision filters, and more in this power-packed poetry revision tutorial.

This tutorial is taught by Robert Lee Brewer, an editor with the Writer’s Digest Writing Community and author of the poetry collection Solving the World’s Problems (Press 53). A former Poet Laureate of the Blogosphere, Brewer is editor of Poet’s Market, blogs at Poetic Asides, and writes a poetry column for Writer’s Digest magazine. Follow him on Twitter @RobertLeeBrewer.

In this 48-minute tutorial video, you’ll discover:
  • What makes a poem
  • What makes a poem better
  • Common excuses for avoiding revision (and how to overcome them)
  • 3 important rules of revision
  • 7 revision filters
  • Advice on critique groups
  • How reading can help with revision
By the end of this tutorial, poets will know how to revise poems and why it’s an enjoyable extension of the creation process.