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Fostering Creative Writing Feedback Based on Strengths, Not Weaknesses (Pub: THINGS WE DO WHILE WAITING TO DIE)

In his essay published in the literary journal THINGS WE DO WHILE WAITING TO DIE, J. Greg Phelan shares his journey from struggling with traditional workshop feedback to founding book inc, a collaborative writing community focused on identifying and nurturing the strengths of memoir and novel writers.

By J. Greg Phelan

April 11, 2024

 

Fostering Creative Writing Feedback Based On Strengths, Not Weaknesses

Things We Do While Waiting to Die
(Chill Subs)

April 11, 2024

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Positive psychology researchers have proved that identifying and cultivating strengths not only lowers incidences of anxiety and depression but on strengths also builds resilience, joy, and a sense of agency. Adding to the good news, the benefits are long-lasting.

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J. Greg Phelan

J. Greg Phelan has written for The New York Times, America, and other publications. He is the co-founder and board chair of Project Write Now, a nonprofit writing center providing classes and outreach for writers of all ages. In 2020, he launched book inc, a community for memoir and novel writers.

J. Greg Phelan has written for The New York Times, America, and other publications. He is the co-founder and board chair of Project Write Now, a nonprofit writing center providing classes and outreach for writers of all ages. In 2020, he launched book inc, a community for memoir and novel writers.