On Monday, while browsing through my Facebook feed instead of writing the story like a good little writer, I stumbled across an article by The Writer’s Circle entitled “How To Take Feedback (And Trust It, Too).” This article not only provides helpful tips in establishing what feedback is trustworthy versus feedback that may have a hidden agenda, but also ways to apply this feedback and showing appreciation for your critic. In preparation for residency, I thought I would consider the tips that stood out the most for me. Whether they are things I forget to do in workshop or reminders to myself that encourage me to continue writing.
After all, the notes we writers receive on the early drafts of our manuscripts can be pretty brutal. If we do not encourage ourselves to continue writing, who will? Continue reading “How To Take Feedback (And Trust It, Too): Courtesy of The Writer’s Circle”