How to Give CriticismA Lesson by E. A. Fielder
There's good criticism, bad criticism, and just being a plain jerk.
Good criticism- when you hear this you probably think that this means giving someone positive feedback on a write. Not true. Good criticism is harsh but fair. It's not all about raining on someone's parade, it's about helping others become better at what they do. Don't just tear down a poem or a story, give the writer advice on what you think they could do in review.
Bad criticism- bad criticism isn't just negative, it can be positive too. For example: "that's good,"or "This sucks." Again, criticism is not just a comment but there to help a writer grown and learn.
Being a jerk- it's understandable if you don't like someone's work, but as I was told growing up: If you don't have anything nice to say don't say anything at all.
Added on February 21, 2010
Last Updated on February 21, 2010
E. A. Fielder
About"If you’re trying to be an artist and your only goal is money, then you’re never going to come up with a good piece of art." "Kiss my a*s in D minor." -Amy Lynn Lee Hartzler