Adventurer with a capital A and part-time storyteller with a little p. I've had a few short stories published over the last two decades and I'm currently working on my first novel, but let's face it, who isn't?

Why we should all encourage each other by leaving comments;

Writers need feedback. They need to know what readers think of their work.

That's what the comments box is there for.

Yet, so many people are afraid to use it.

Don't be.

One way to find out if your writing is being understood or having an impact is by receiving and reading your comments. If you take the time to comment on other people's work, then you'll stand a better chance of receiving comments in return.

Every story, no matter how badly written or structured, will have at least one good part or a sentence you liked. Comment on that. If you have nothing constructive or helpful to say, then just leave it out.

So please, if you're going to take the time to read, then take a minute or two to leave a comment. It might just give the writer the boost they're needing, or the explanation as to why their story doesn't work or flow the way it should.

In return, you might just receive a comment that'll give you the boost you need or the insight you've been looking for.

Thanks for reading.
  • Kilmarnock, Scotland
  • JoinedFebruary 26, 2013

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DerrylRitchie DerrylRitchie Aug 19, 2013 09:52PM
@Jellybean95 Hey. I agree and I think people on here are getting better at leaving comments. It's hard to change people's mindset, but I think the more we comment on other writers work, the more writ...
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