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My Views on Basic Creative Writing & Feedback

 

It's not about doing things "right" or "wrong;" it's about training your ear.

 

 

# - A writer's goal is to impress the reader and sell the story. "Do you like it?

# - A reader's goal is the story. "What’s the story about? Is it good?"

# - A reviewer's goal is to help the writer realise his goal through honest feedback.

 

Most of these articles focus on the first steps of the basic craft of writing, and the important connection of giving and receiving feedback.

 

"Hang on to your sense of humor, you're going to need it!" "critin"

 

"There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly: sometimes it's like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges."

(Ernest Hemingway)