Category: David Keplinger

The Multi-Creatives: David Keplinger’s By and By: The Copybook Songs of Isaac P. Anderson

A lot of writers I know do multiple creative things: needlepoint, ceramics, jewelry making, theatre, art, dance, music. There’s a certain attractiveness to this. Because, always, creativity breeds creativity. Through experimentation people find what they want to say, and then, through even more creative… Continue Reading “The Multi-Creatives: David Keplinger’s By and By: The Copybook Songs of Isaac P. Anderson”

The Road Trip Story: Kerouac is Not a Beginner

On the Road is a road trip story. (Any objections?) I’m sure the influence of this experimental novel, with its meandering structure, has been the bane of many a writing teacher’s existance. I’m basing this assumption on the fact that my writing teacher, David Keplinger, took the… Continue Reading “The Road Trip Story: Kerouac is Not a Beginner”

The Difference Between Poetry and Lyrics: A Crash Course in One Way to Read Poetry

I have had the opportunity to take several poetry classes (and even succeeded in earning passing grades). In every one of the workshops that I’ve had in this genre, there’s always a person or two who says something along the lines of : “Poetry today… Continue Reading “The Difference Between Poetry and Lyrics: A Crash Course in One Way to Read Poetry”

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