Category Archives: Constructive Criticism

Jane Austen Gets Feedback

…so what if Jane Austen attended a writer’s workshop and got feedback like the rest of us? Well… If Jane Austen Got Feedback From Some Guy In A Writing Workshop Catherine Kane 6/20/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures … Continue reading

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Gathering Rejections – and Why You Should

Part of being traditionally published is those rejection letters. You know “Your submission does not meet our current needs.” But rejection can be a good thing. Check it out. Why You Should Aim for 100 Rejections a Year Catherine Kane … Continue reading

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Constructive Criticism- Reliability

When you’re giving constructive criticism, your writer is counting on you- counting on you to give him the feedback that he needs to make his writing better. If you agree to give your writer feedback, there is a commitment between … Continue reading

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Constructive Criticism- Facts and Opinions

..The writer should think more carefully when it comes to ignoring facts than to opinions… Continue reading

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Constructive Criticism- Your Book Stands On Its Own Merits

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Constructive Criticism- Understanding the Genre

Another thing you need to do to give criticism that is truly creative is to be familiar with the genre of the work that you are reading. Continue reading

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Constructive Criticism- Have Positive and Negative Comments

We tend to look for problems. When we see the word “criticism”, we tend to look for problems even more.

But that’s not always the most productive way of approaching Creative partners working on computer at their deskconstructive criticism for writers Continue reading

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Constructive Criticism- Clear Feedback

Another point is that constructive criticism needs to be clear. For the feedback to be useful at all, it has to give information that the writer can understand and do something with. Continue reading

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Constructive Criticism- Honest Feedback

The first characteristic of constructive criticism is that it’s honest…. Continue reading

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Constructive Criticism- Know Your Audience

if you want to give truly constructive criticism, one of the best things you can do is to know your writer. Continue reading

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