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:

http://edgeauthors.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/surviving-rejection.html


2. Revise with a smile.