Chapter 21: What Producers Do and Why You Need One

What’s really exciting to me is watching a young poet write one poem and then another and then ten and thirty and forty until he or she develops an artistic signature, a look on the page as distinctive as someone’s handwritten name at the bottom of a page. What’s equally exciting is to watch that signature change. As with Thomas Kuhn’s scientific paradigms, the best writers become the self they were meant to be, and then they became someone else. Indeed, they should.