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By julian, Eugene, OR

To whom it may concern,
There are many aspects of Teen Ink that I cherish. For example, I enjoy reading the brilliant submissions that are promoted on the site. I appreciate being able to write about anything that is on my mind, and getting feedback from like-minded individuals. I also love giving critique to writers who need it, and I enjoy getting feedback on my writing in return. There’s only one problem. What is the point of giving critique to users if the writers can’t actually utilize it?

I get lots of wonderful critique on my writing, and yet I am unable to do anything with the feedback, besides deleting the piece and resubmitting it with the revisions. Then I would have to wait several weeks before it goes online, and when that happens, I would have to start all over in the process of getting people to read, comment, and rate the piece.

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4 comment(s)
Agree:) thanks for writing this
Aug. 16, 2015 at 4:43 PM • Report
Yes! This would be so useful!
Aug. 19, 2013 at 2:57 PM • Report
I agree with you. If you get constructive criticism, you should be able to try to fix it.
May. 04, 2014 at 12:10 AM • Report
I agree! This would help out a lot!
Jul. 20, 2013 at 5:17 PM • Report