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Why I neither offer nor accept feedback on poetry

By Kim Goldberg November 23, 2014 People often ask me if I will read some of their poetry and tell them what I think of it—whether it is any good, how they can make it better. Sometimes they even offer … Continue reading

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Writers and the Sacred Cow of Editing

By Kim Goldberg Does a writer need an editor? Short answer: No. Longer answer: Don’t be silly. Longest answer: Despite the prevailing orthodoxy around editing, I have never believed that a writer must have her creative output “improved” by someone … Continue reading

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