Clean Writing = Credibility

Have you ever read a story filled with spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors? Do you remember the content of that story or do you remember how difficult it was to read as you tried to translate the meaning? I’m willing to bet that you can recall the errors more so...

What do you do with Feedback?

You posted your story or a part of it in the forums. People read it, wrote about it, gave you comments. Some of them made you do a happy dance around your room, some made you want to toss your computer out the window, and others just didn’t even make sense. What do...

Feedback: The Secret to Making your Writing Great

Getting feedback on your writing is the (sometimes scary) process of sharing your writing and asking others for help. You might be asking why this is important? You’re already a pretty great writer, or you wouldn’t be here, so why do you need others to read your...

Critique Like an Expert in 7 Easy Steps

You’ve read a story on WTW. You may think its great or you might think its not so great, but you see the potential. How do you help your fellow writer? How do you write a critique on the story and give them helpful feedback? 1. ALWAYS start out with what you like. We...

Proofreading vs. Editing: What's the Difference?

When reading one another’s writing, high school students will almost always point out grammatical errors, misspelled words or typos before anything else. Perhaps its because they “know” how to fix those things. They’re easy to identify for good writers, but this is...