A Good Review is Hard to Find – Part 3

For writers, this is a great post and for those who want to understand the writing process please read. !

Liz Leighton Writing Adventures

I apologize for taking so long to get to part 3. Part 4 will be posted by Jan.30th or sooner.

In 1917 The Inland Press printed “Mark Twain’s 3 Rules For Writing.” The article said the first was write. The second was write and the third was write. One of the most well-known quotes on writing by Stephen King is this one. “If you want to be a good writer you must do two things above all else: read a lot and write a lot.”

This is good advice and a great foundation but it is practically impossible to become a great writer in a vacuum. At some point, we all need feedback on our writing because it’s difficult to look at our own work objectively.

Too many times I have read writers lamenting the difficulty of getting thorough, in-depth, thoughtful, and helpful reviews. Many of these writers send out…

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Karen DeMers Dowdall was born in West Hartford, Connecticut. She has lived in Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, and England. Karen has a PhD, MSN, BSN, RN in Nursing from Florida Atlantic University. “Books of every genre teach us about life, how we think, and view the world." She has written poems and little short stories since she was a child. Karen loves art, she enjoys drawing, painting in oils, pastels, colored pencils, and doing portraiture. She has also taken ballet, Jazz, and modern dance since she was three years old and owned her own dance studio.

9 thoughts on “A Good Review is Hard to Find – Part 3

  1. She provides excellent advice here. Recently had to source reviews and feedback for a client and it was hectic, both before and after publishing. Luckily he’s been published before, so we were able to look up the people who helped with the first book.

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    1. Liz Leighton had does a superlative 5 section posts about writing. So many things to learn and so little time to learn them in! Yet, I have already learned a lot from this Writing post. Thank you Jennie! 🙂

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