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  • Started by Carrie A Golden
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    This is my first personal essay and would like honest feedb...my bewildered parents and said. “Your daughter has moderate to severe hearing loss in...e II (a form of Retinitis Pigmentosa which includes moderate to severe hearing loss al...
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  • I think in some ways, the worst advice I ever received was to hang on the words of agents and editors. . all of whom were telling me things that were directly contradi...
  • Oh, how I love conflicting opinions! And I am not being sarcastic. When critiquers disagree, I see it as a unique opportunity to return to the work and clarify, FOR MY...

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  • Sian - as someone who grew up in a home full of addiction and all the dysfunction that...mpanies it, I get that instinctive urge to label your feelings as "whiny brat" mode, but I think your points are...
  • Carol, that's a really interesting exercise. I'd be interested to go the opposite way -- from 2000 down to 1000. I find that essays can get better as they get shorter,...
  • In high school English, try as she might, Sister Emeline, could never seem to get across to me the proper use of  "me and I".  If only she had known or thought of this...