Places to Publish
The 1998 Poet's Market is a
great resource; most of the journals in which poets publish are generally
obscure and hard to hunt down. These listings of poetry-welcoming publications
include all the necessary stuff (addresses, contacts, etc.)
Practice of Poetry
An excellent book for both the
poet and the teacher of poetry. Experiment with other styles - take your
poetry to new levels - this book is a great source all around.
Guide to the Pleasures
From the nuts and bolts of craft
to the sources of inspiration, this book is for anyone who wants to write
poetry--and do it well. Two spirited poets, themselves teachers of poetry,
offer guidance to aspiring beginners and those who have already published.
Song Writer's Market
Places to Market
It's all here. From current
market data to clever business savvy, 2001 Songwriter's Market has what
it takes to take your music career to the top. Get your songs recorded,
on the air and in rotation with 2001 Songwriter's Market.
How to Right Them
Concrete Ways to Improve
Songwriting and Make
Your Songs More Marketable
This book is written in 88 bite-sized
chapters that cover the songwriting process from inspiration to royalty
collection. Each chapter illustrates a songwriting "mistake" - either by
using the authors' experiences or songs brought to their workshops - then
explains how to avoid those pitfalls in your songwriting.
Craft and Business
Music is a universal language,
and John Braheny speaks it eloquently as he helps prepare us ---by teaching
us the craft of songwriting and revealing secrets of the music business.
Includes anecdotes, exercises, and examples from dozens of songwriters.
An excellent book for all songwriters and lyricists.