The Triggering Town: Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing - Nuts and Bolts Summary & Analysis

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In this section of the book, Hugo shares with his readers the basics of poetry writing that have helped him most. These basics range from simple suggestions such as what type of pencil to use to more complex ideas such as the molding of words to convey a particular idea or emotion. Hugo also suggests that young writers carry a pocket notebook with them to jot down ideas and lines as they come to mind. This notebook can relieve a new poet the fear of losing good ideas.

Included in the basics, Hugo instructs his students to write with a pencil instead of a pen. The student should have plenty of pencils on hand so if one breaks, there is no need to stop to sharpen this writing utensil. Hugo also suggests writers use green paper instead...

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