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How Do I Critique My Own Work?

Posted by Leigh Michaels on

Can writers take a long honest look at their own writing? The answer is yes, but it's difficult. When we go back to read the words we've put on the page, we not only read the actual words, we relive the emotions we felt as we were writing. We see the characters in our minds. We hear them speak. Unfortunately, our readers don't have access to our emotions, our vision and our inner ear -- they can only read the words on the page. Whether the book is done or you're stuck in the middle, it's perfectly natural to be...

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