A Rough Draft is Not Wrong

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Maintaining the flow of creative juices is important.

Crushing the spirit with a harsh critique is not helpful.

Giving a bland mild review is also not useful.

The sensible option lies somewhere between these two extremes.

Many teachers use green rather than red ink.

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With creative writing it is best to critique a work with the attitude that revisions WILL be made.

Most authors revise their novels several times prior to publication.

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Never say, “I am just a student,” because someday you won’t be.

Today’s Assignment:

1. Read this article from Sara Grant:


2. Revise with a smile.