This Poem is Not About Wine

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A poem that isn’t about wine, performed by Dylan Kinnett at the 20th anniversary of the Timer Frame Folly in Shepherdstown, WV in August 2014.

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Rapid Book Development

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Another example of what I call “book companion websites” is about a site that creates book companion websites, in addition to the books themselves. The book Lean Publishing is about how to apply a work-style from Internet startups to the process of iterating and releasing a book. This book explains the philosophy behind Leanpub, from its … Continued

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On Making the Poetry Manuscript

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Jeffrey Levine’s “advice on making a book out of your individual poems, given as one who reads three-to-four thousand manuscripts a year” is an excellent introduction to the task. I only wish I had read this much sooner! These were my favorite points of advice: 15) Proof for the Big Abstractions (i.e., “infinity,” “eternity,”) – the … Continued

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Brainstorming a Chapbook

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I’ve collected interesting examples of chapbook designs, chapbooks in the wild, chapbooks being born, and so on. I may have gotten a little carried away with the captions, though.

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