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2018 Writing Resolutions: June

This post isn’t just about our progress in June. We’re halfway through the year now, which makes this a good time to step back and evaluate how we’ve done thus far in 2018. Have you achieved the goals you set for yourself over the past few months? Or, for various reasons, have you fallen short?

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Criticizing Constructively: 7 Helpful Tips

As a fanfiction writer, one of the best parts of my day is reading reviews. The feedback I receive bolsters my confidence and has helped me grow as a writer. Reviews have put me in contact with a lot of other writers and readers, too, and through them, I’ve become a part of a wonderful and inspirational community of people I never would have met otherwise.

Unfortunately, not all feedback is sunshine and rainbows. For every review that offers thought-provoking insight and wonderful recommendations, there’s another that is disheartening and perhaps even rude. Continue reading Criticizing Constructively: 7 Helpful Tips