Friday, February 28, 2014

Process Video: There Is Nothing Out Here


Today, I'm excited to share with you a new process video! Here's how I wrote the poem "There's Nothing Out Here."
 

           


I'm in Seattle for AWP right now (and did a presentation last night at The Project Room about how I wrote this poem!)...I shall be reporting back.

5 comments:

  1. this is so tech savvy. i need to learn how to do all that. what program is this

    one last observation or query: with all this at your finger tips, do you write with passion, romance or more in the direction of correctness? i envy your tech skill set but i sway toward the simple mind heart technology. I know i'll be 'left behind' as is said but i think i'm content with that at this stage of my life.

    this was enjoyable, though, gracias for sharing mi amiga

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    1. It is Quicktime, and is easy as can be. You just open Quicktime, and click on something like "Start New Desktop Recording."

      This is an interesting question....I think I write in the direction of being enveloped in the poem (but not always coming from a place of passion). Definitely toward intensity and where I feel excitement about the language/ideas...does that make sense?

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  2. I've always enjoyed your process videos, Hannah. I could identify with going to Google, which I sometimes use to learn facts about something that might make their way into a poem. I'll be interested to learn what those at your presentation had to say about how you write.

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  3. Well, that's a fun and informative peek into your process. So interesting to see how the "magic" happens. And it is magic, isn't it, the mysterious, magical process of writing. Thanks Hannah!

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  4. Since images are so often integral to your process, thought I'd pass along this link:
    http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/collections?projectId=art-project It's a Google website where you can tour art collections in museums around the world.

    Keep up your great work, Hannah!

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