As always, these videos are not meant to be “guides” or teach anyone anything. I’m just sharing tools that have benefited me and the stuff that I think about and try to be intentional about. I’m no expert, but hopefully something in here can be useful for you.
This installment focuses on a question that comes up all the time: how does someone get involved with spoken-word, not just as a form of writing and performance, but as a culture, a community, and potentially even a career? That’s a big question, but I share a few thoughts here.
Also, a few links to things that I mention in the video:
TruArtSpeaks (Be Heard MN Youth Poetry Slam series, ReVerb open mic, much more)
List of open mics and slams in the Twin Cities
Well-Placed Commas weekly poetry workshop
This is part four in an ongoing series. Catch the the first three installments here. More to come!