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How Not to Criticize a Book Reviewer

As a book reviewer, I obviously give out a lot of criticism so of course I’m equipped to take a lot of criticism.  I keep an open mind and weigh pretty much everyone’s opinion carefully to see whether it has merit or not.  777 more words

Guest Post at The Write Life

Today, in addition to my ongoing contributor role at The Write Practice (today’s post: 3 Steps for a Better Critique Experience), I have an additional guest post up at not-to-be-confused other writing site The Write Life about… 32 more words


Tips for Dealing With Negative Feedback

Nobody likes being criticised and some negative comments hits very hard. We have all struggled to rebound from scathing criticism in the post, so it’s good to have sites like… 346 more words


A Touch of Class

“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.” – Robert Frost

Having been writing for most of my life when you count stories, and essays for school, extra writing for mom and dad to keep me from getting bored, I was a wee bit dismayed that I couldn’t get out of a writing class in grad school. 1,829 more words


Personal Experience Spotlight: Mallorie Ruston

“Hearts, Not Parts”: Breaking the Cycle of Biphobia-Induced Shame

            When I was about five years old and my mom was pregnant with my sister, she met a woman named Nese who she then left my dad for. 849 more words


Handling Criticism

It’s been eleven months since we launched weekly worship services, and One Church has grown from three people to 200. Overall, the process has been one blessing after another with changed lives, growth, and exciting local and global missions. 530 more words