Get Out There and Read

Inspirational, Writing
Right about now you're probably thinking something along the lines of "I'm not famous, who would want to listen to me read?" And while being famous or published at all certainly means more people will come to an event you're reading at, you'd be surprised at how many people want to hear amateur writers read their work, particularly if that work is poetry. For example, I've only published this blog and a handful of articles around the web, but I've read at several events and been incredibly well received. A couple of these events have been reading events put on by my writing group or someone connected to my writing group. Others have been run by Nanowrimo participants, some during Nanowrimo itself. They've varied in size, but all of them…
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