Dec 22

11 Tips for Spoken Word Beginners Part 2

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Perform as much as possible. On a regular basis, sign up to read or perform your poetry at open mics. If you’re first starting out, I don’t recommend signing up for a slam competition until you have a bit of experience because slams can be harrowing for a newcomer to the spoken word scene. But […]

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Dec 19

11 Tips for Spoken Word Beginners Part 1

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In 2002, I began touring and performing spoken word in a serious way, and I’ve been doing so ever since, earning a modest income from my gigs. Also, I teach workshops and classes on spoken word performance. I’m still learning and growing as a performer, but now, spoken word novices ask me for advice, and […]

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