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How to Ensure You Recieve Constructive Feedback!

So you’ve completed your first draft. Congratulations! You made it. Now it is time for the real work to begin. It’s time to get some constructive feedback and redraft before you rush out to badger HarperCollins or Bloomsbury in to publishing your work. 625 more words


More help

Being an aspiring author is fun but challenging. You have the story very clear in your head, you are confident in writing, but the two has to go together. 352 more words

Aspiring Author

Writer's Insight, August: Starting Over Doesn't Mean Looking Backward

So, if you’ve been following my blog for the last month, you probably know about my┬álatest┬ástruggles with my first novel manuscript. But in case you need a quick refresher: 751 more words


Taking it on the chin

6 steps to deal with constructive criticism

It’s never easy to accept criticism gracefully. After you’ve poured sweat and tears into a creation, getting negative comments can be at best bruising and at worst devastating. 656 more words


Scribophile and The Personal Narrative

I’ve been a member on Scribophile for a long while, but because of school and…laziness, I haven’t really done much on the site. Yesterday, I returned to the site and wrote a critique of someone’s work and realized just how beneficial and fun the site can be. 562 more words

A big help

Today I got my first real constructive criticism and it was so inspiring! One of my mom’s friends has taken many writing classes and knows what makes a text a good one. 406 more words


Wanted: Writer with Armor-Thick Skin

Believe it or not, I am participating in Camp NaNoWriMo this month (that’s a scene set-up; this is not about Camp) mainly because NaNo has made camp more flexible this time around: you can set page goals if you need to edit instead of write. 897 more words