It seems to me that a good way to get criticism on a short story or novel that you are writing is posting it on the internet. I am worried that if I post something, like a chapter for criticism, it will be stolen and used by someone else. Am I right to be worried about that? Is it common? Should I be worried? Are there any websites that are better for posting than others?
What do you think?
It depends. It is a good way to get criticism and advice, providing you get the right kind of advice. Some sites tend to attract reviewers who will do nothing but tell you ‘Oh wow, I loved it!’ and whilst it is a good ego boost, it’s not going to help you in the long run. Personally, I have more confidence in livejournal than in some of the other sites, and I would chose a community where the whole purpose is to critique fiction, such as a writers group. As for the stealing of stories, I have heard of it happening but I don’t think it is as common as people think.
The main problem will be if you decide you want to send your finished book to a publisher, after you’ve posted various chapters online. Because they have been posted in the public domain, for anyone to read, they are classed as ‘already been published’ and unfortunately, most publishers want first publication rights which they won’t be able to have.
So, as a starting point and to find out how others take your writing and how you can improve, then yes, find an online writers group, or a community which is there for giving constructive criticism. I would, however, keep your best ideas (the ones you think you can turn into a novel that you might one day like to submit to a publisher) off the internet.
Hope this helps.
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This guy honestly think ppl like RickyTTT,BlGGAVELLii,PIKACHUAKUMA,PhatSaqs,Vofam,Agent-Mahone,etc are noobs.Makes no sense to me.
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I have heard this already from a few ppl who have seen my Blanka the first time because I use electricity very often,but all the players I have played since the release of SF4/SSF4 could always check the inputs and all these ppl know that I have never used turbo.It took me so long to get the electricity timing right and when to use it and it is really sad to see such comments.
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