Tact in Workshops

To have tact is to be able to convey information in such a way that does not condemn, look down upon, oppress, or come across as negative. It is to say things in a positive way, even if what is being said is not very positive. I.e. = (tactless) "It makes you look fat." / … Continue reading Tact in Workshops

Feedback and Constructive Criticism

Writers are no strangers to criticism. Unfortunately, negative criticism is part of the gig. I wish it weren’t. Positive feedback and constructive criticism are, too, but sometimes it feels like those are impossible to find. It’s true that finding a good beta reader is like finding a rare painting at a yard sale. It’s been … Continue reading Feedback and Constructive Criticism