The latest article in my Business of Writing series in Writing Magazine.
The poet Robert Graves once claimed, “There’s no money in poetry, but then there’s no poetry in money.”
Generating an income from our writing can be challenging, but for poets, it can be even more so. However, that’s not to say poetry can’t play a profitable part in your writing business. It can, if you take the right approach.
This means getting involved with poetry-based activities, such as undertaking readings, doing school visits, running workshops and teaching, besides any poetry you may write.