Tagged with: editing

Maurice Mierau
On Editing: Revising and Reviving (5:28)

In this video, Maurice Mierau speaks to why it takes so long to write a book of poems.

Patrick Friesen
On Editing: Finishing a Book (3:35)

Patrick Friesen describes why he has difficulty knowing when a work is finished and why he prefers publishing quickly rather than trying to obtain perfection.

Maureen Scott Harris
On Editing: Lyrical Constraints (1:40)

Maureen Scott Harris is a self-declared lyric poet. In this video, she describes the effects of constraints on her writing.

John K. Samson
Poetry Books: Music in Writing (2:48)

In this video, John K. Samson discusses his writing process and why he decided to publish a book of his lyrics. The book, Lyrics and Poems: 1997-2012, includes all of the lyrics to the Weakerthans' songs as well as for his solo album Provincial.

Maurice Mierau
The Creative Process: Listening, Learning, and Living (3:17)

Maurice Mierau discusses the importance of listening.

John K. Samson
The Creative Process: Walking around with a Song (2:28)

John K. Samson describes his creative process and explains why editing is his favourite part of writing.

Maureen Scott Harris
Writing Community: How Conversation Strengthens Writing (4:25)

Writing can be a lonely business. In this video, Maureen Scott Harris talks about her long friendship with Jan Horner and how community has helped her as an artist.

Maurice Mierau
Genre Lines: Thematic Connections (3:42)

Maurice Mierau has experience in nonfiction, poetry and editing. In this video, he discusses how interconnected these activites are.

Maureen Scott Harris
The Writing Life: Publishing, Editing, Managing, and Creating (3:04)

As a freelance editor, essayist, reviewer, writer and manager of Brick Books, Maureen Scott Harris has seen all sides of the writing life. In this video, she discusses the advantages and disadvantages of stepping outside of her own creative practice.

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