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How to Ask for and Get Feedback on Your Memoir

5 Tips for Getting Feedback on Your Memoir

Asking for feedback on your writing is hard for most writers. Getting feedback on your memoir — the most personal form of writing — can be downright painful! How do you ask for and receive feedback on your personal life story? These tips will help you accept both criticism and praise with equal amounts of grace.

Editing Help – Tips for Revising Articles, Essays, and Short Stories

Even the most successful writers need editing help! These tips for revising articles, essays, and short stories will help clean up your copy and make even your pickiest readers (and editors) happy.

Before the tips, a quip:

“Being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life.” – Lawrence Kasdan.

If you like homework, you’ll love being a writer. And if you love being a writer, you’d best learn to love (or at least tolerate) the editing and revision process. The following editing help is from Thanks, But This Isn’t for Us: A (Sort of) Compassionate Guide to Why Your Writing is Being Rejected by Jessica Page Morrell. Click the book for details – I suspect this will become my favorite resource for writers; it’s full of great writing tips – and read on for several editing tips.Read More »Editing Help – Tips for Revising Articles, Essays, and Short Stories