Should I Ask for Feedback on My Novel While I’m Still Writing It? – by Sophie Playle…

Asking for feedback while writing is a tricky thing. Because it takes so long to write a novel, it makes sense that you’d crave some positive feedback to inspire you to keep going. After all, when you’re starting to doubt whether you can bring your vision into reality (especially while you’re slogging away at the middle, arguably the messiest part of a first draft), a boost can work wonders.

Of course, the flip side is that if you’re given any kind of negative (or even critical-yet-constructive) feedback, it can feel like a wound – and you’ll feel even less inspired. Or worse, tempted to give up altogether.

So, what should you do?

Here are a few ideas.

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2 thoughts on “Should I Ask for Feedback on My Novel While I’m Still Writing It? – by Sophie Playle…

  1. Short version – no … slightly longer version – hell, no … you’re gonna have enough doubts and struggles on your own without adding someone else’s to the mix. Finish the story, give it a few run-through edits, then, maybe, ask for feedback.

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