Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.” This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
A New Way of Counting Words
Instead of counting words in the entire document, I am beginning to count the words before the asterisks. I place three *** between the part of the paper or chapter that is finished and the part that isn't. By counting the words before the ***, I am able to focus more on producing actual prose.