Thursday, July 14, 2011

Can Taking a Workshop Help You Get Published?

Mary Stewart Hammond, Poet and Teacher
That's a good question, and the answer is:  it depends!  Certainly workshops are a place where the workshop moderator as well as other poets have a chance to critique your work.  But does taking a workshop lead to improvements in your poetry, or not? 

As you might imagine, the skill and style of the instructor are key factors in determining the success of a workshop.  Read the example below of Mary Stewart Hammond's workshop, and how powerful the experience can be under the right circumstances.  
Taking a Workshop and Getting Published

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