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Here's the dictionary.com definition of poem: a composition in verse, especially one that is characterized by a highly developed artistic form and by the use of heightened language and rhythm to express an intensely imaginative interpretation of the subject. The problem, which everyone is indicating with their answers is the portion that states: ...
Ah the eternal question in all art forms. What is music? So John Cage created 4'33" What is dance? So someone I forget who, possibly Merce Cunningham, stepped on stage and didn't move, and then left. What is a painting? So many a painter put a blank canvas on the wall. What is an artist name? The artist formerly known as Prince.
I would go to smashwords. It is a complete platform where you can publish ebooks. It is even possible to ask money for buying your ebooks, if i am not mistaking.
You might consider Medium.com. Or Wattpad.com. HTH.
You say that the persons asking you for feedback are friends. You are not asking how to criicize the work of other professionals. A professional writer is, in my opinion, someone who takes writing as serious as a job. He or she wants to excel in their writing, and when they ask for feekback, I would expect they want it honest and detailed. A friend is ...
I think this all comes down to the one question: Does the writing work? Fiction writers often attempt to escape critique (and criticism) by saying, "well, who can say if it is right or wrong, it is Art." Take It To An Extreme Okay, let's take that to an extreme. Imagine if I created an a piece of writing that was so original that it used a new ...
"Literary criticism" and "editing feedback" are two entirely different beasts. Litcrit is about looking at an existing text and analyzing it. You look at the author's intent, you look at symbolism, at context, at what the writer wanted to achieve, at how it fits into X genre canon, and so on. Editing feedback is what you give on an unfinished piece of ...
My 2 cents: Focus on the objective of the writer, and let your feelings and taste aside. Everyone have the right to have a taste, but a professional critics needs, in my opinion, give a guidance to the writer so the creator can fulfill his objectives, not the critics.
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