Hey Storytellers! I’m so excited to share today’s episode with you. We have our very first poet on the show, Tyler Knott Gregson. He’s one of the most down-to-earth, grounded human beings that I’ve had the honor of chatting with. We get into the philosophy of life, surviving and thriving as an artist, and expressing our authenticity. We also had a fascinating discussion about social media and how it played a huge role in Tyler’s success as a poet and author.
About ‘All the Words Are Yours: Haiku on Love’
Here starts the journey.
Every day for the past six years, Tyler Knott Gregson has written a simple haiku about love, and posted it online. These heartfelt poems have attracted a large and loyal following around the world. This highly anticipated follow-up to Chasers of the Light, presents Tyler’s favorites, some previously unpublished, accompanied by his signature photographs, which capture the rich texture of daily life.
This vibrant collection reveals the intimate reflections of one of poetry’s most popular new voices — honest, vulnerable, generous, and truly present in the gift that is each moment.
What You’ll Learn From This Episode:
- How Tyler survives and thrives as an artist
- How social media heavily influenced the success of his first book “Chasers of the Light”
- Tyler’s advice on writing poetry
- The importance of creating an authentic community
- How honesty builds loyalty with fans on social media
- Finding inspiration for your work by exposing the little moments in your life
- Tyler’s experience as a freelance writer and a copywriter and how it shaped Tyler to love everything he writes
- How Buddhism impacted Tyler’s perspective of the world and its influence on his writings and photography
Learn More About Tyler Knott Gregson
Tyler Knott Gregson is a poet, author, professional photographer, and artist who lives in the mountains of Helena, Montana along with his two golden retrievers, Calvin and Hobbes. With wide-eyed fascination and a Whitman-esque appreciation of nature, and life, he began writing at a young age. Love, the dynamics of emotion and physical connections are common themes in his poems. When he’s not writing, Tyler Knott owns and operates his photography company, Treehouse Photography, with his talented partner Sarah Linden. They photograph weddings all over the world, and just like his writing, believe in capturing the silent moments, the hidden glances…Big things made small, small things made big.
Tyler’s Recommended Books and Resources:
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