WriteCast Episode 15: What To Do With Negative Feedback on Your Writing -->

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WriteCast Episode 15: What To Do With Negative Feedback on Your Writing

Feeling frustrated, discouraged, or confused about feedback on your writing? Want to know how to handle these feelings in the future? Don't miss our discussion with Dr. Melanie Brown, associate director and manager of writing initiatives at the Walden Writing Center. Dr. Brown also teaches Walden student support courses, and she has a lot of helpful advice for students on what to do with negative faculty feedback.

To download the episode to your computer, press the share button on the player above, then press the download button. Visit the Writing Center's WriteCast page for our episode archive and transcripts. Happy listening!

Blog posts mentioned in this episode: "Help Them Help You: Being Receptive to Faculty Feedback"


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  1. Thank you! Best suggestion from Dr. Brown was to create some sort of tracker to note the paper review comments.

    1. Thanks for your comment, Cherri! We really liked that suggestion, too, and we've been playing around with the idea of creating a sort of template tracker that students could download and use. Do you think that would be helpful?

  2. Hi, sorry, haven't been here in awhile. Takes some time to find the WriteCast. YES! A tracker template would be very helpful. Organizational tools are a huge plus if they are simple which probably means a lot of work for the creator.

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    1. We're glad this WriteCast episode was helpful for you!