How To Critique and Edit Your OWN Writing


Here is a helpful post from Dan Alatorre’s blog.

Dan Alatorre - AUTHOR

danIf you enter my Word Weaver Writing Contest, I’ll be critiquing the first 25 entries. That’s super helpful, to have a bestselling author give you some input. Just ask anyone. Or ask folks like THESE, who thought it was helpful.

Whether you join a critique group or not, you need to know some basics about good storytelling that your 8thgrade English teacher didn’t tell you.

These will be helpful to you even if you’re not in a group, but they’re written as though you just entered my writing contest or joined my critique group and I’m about to read your story. Okay?Okay.

BTW, you should join a critique group – mine or another one. We talked about that HERE.

These are things for you to watch for as you write and revise your masterpiece. It’s part editing, part critiquing. As I read…

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