Tag Archive for beginner

Quality I – Critiques

Last time, I wrote about the benefits of quantity as a beginning writer. The more you write, the more experience you gain, the more you know, the easier the process becomes. Practice, practice, practice. But, of course, that’s not the whole story. Improvements in quality come mainly from repeated revisions. That doesn’t mean endless revisions. You must move on at… Read more →


Some people don’t want you to know this, but writing is like most things*: the more you do it, the easier it gets. Way back in the 90’s when, for the first time in my life, I decided to take writing seriously, I signed-up for classes. One of my teachers, an assistant professor of literature at a prestigious university in… Read more →