Minding the Muse

Minding the Muse

A Handbook for Painters, Composers, Writers, and Other Creators

Book - 2016
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Minding the Muse is a practical handbook for the artist or writer--highly experienced, aspiring, or somewhere in between. Long draws from her extensive background as a poet, writer, and master teacher, but also gathers the insights and practices of a wide range of high-achieving artists, including mystery writer Raymond Chandler, choreographer Twyla Tharp, poet and performance artist Patti Smith, and the painter Joan Miró. Beginning with the first sparks of artistic creation--"Gathering, Hoarding, Conceptualizing"--Long moves through the various stages to "Completing Works" and "Poet as Peddler, Painter as Pusher: Marketing." Every creative worker will find something here to take to heart and into the studio or workroom.
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Coffeetown Press, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781603813631
1603813632
Characteristics: 112 pages ; 21 cm

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