How Do You Respond to Writing Feedback?

How Do You Respond to Writing Feedback?

Last weekend at the Festival of Faith and Writing, Ann Kroeker and I led a Festival Circle (discussion group) called “Advance Your Writing through Giving and Getting Feedback.” We talked about what feedback is helpful at each stage of the writing process and who might be the best person to ask.

5 Reasons to Have Your Writing Edited

5 Reasons to Have Your Writing Edited

Recently, a writer I was working with asked rather despairingly whether she would ever be at the point when she would no longer need an editor. It’s a common sentiment among writers — we want to produce perfect first drafts, or at least perfect second or third...
Trouble in Blogville

Trouble in Blogville

After believing that my writing life would be perfect once I finally had my own blog, imagine my dismay when I have continued to have compositional problems over the last couple of months. Actually, this blog itself has caused me a good amount of grief. I don’t...