In this article found in The Guardian, Writer’s Relief has learned that some writers and publishers who are hoping to avoid accidentally offending audiences are paying sensitivity readers to evaluate manuscripts prior to publication: While some sensitivity readers...
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Every writer knows the importance of getting feedback on your work—but it’s also a complicated matter. On the one hand, if a critique partner misunderstands or misconstrues, the resulting critique can be devastating. On the other hand, if a reader adores what you’ve...
Self-editing is a tricky skill: Not only does it require technical know-how, it also demands that writers understand their own emotional obstacles. Writer’s Relief has written countless articles about craft and technique for revisions: Today, we’re looking at the way...
You’ve heard of National Novel Writing Month. But did you know that March is National Novel EDITING Month? Here are the best things you can do right now if you want to become a better self-editor and improve your ability to revise and critique! Writers: How To Become...
Having your writing critiqued—or offering a well-meaning critique—during a workshop or writers group meeting can be an emotional minefield. Some writers are too sensitive to accept anything less than an enthusiastic bravo! Others are too quick to dismiss critique from...
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