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Question: How do you know if you have talent or not in writing!?
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If you are a student, you should take a writing course!. It will teach you how to apply the talent (because all the talent in the world won't make up for lack of knowledge of how to write properly) and you can get honest feedback from your peers and teacher!.
You need to be confident in your own work first and foremost!. If you just write something with no education on writing, you will get lousy reviews due to your ignorance, but meanwhile you might have an untapped wealth of talent in you - writing is no different than anything else in this world - it takes learning and practice to do it well!.
If you just post it on YA you'll need to weed through a lot of unhelpful, rude, ignorant, and sometimes simply 'butt-kissing-for-a-best-answer" answers that mean nothing!. If the internet is where you must rely on getting feedback, find yourself a real writers forum - this place isn't for serious people!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
write something, then post a paragraph or two in books and authors; ask the people in this section if it's good or not!.!.!.
don't ask family or friends opinions because they might lie to make you feel good, but total stangers, on the other hand, will have no problems with telling you honestly if your writting sucks or not (except for the people who will tell you it's good just to get the points)!.!.!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
People look forward to you writing another story or poem!.
EDIT: Monica, there's no way that works all the time since a lot of people lie!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
Your writing should flow like a movie, not like you are telling someone!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
omg so like if people who read ur writing actually are interested in it no matter wut u write about cuz liek my teacher told me that a good writier can write about anything and make it absorbing!Www@QuestionHome@Com
you write a piece, show it to people and ask for feedback!. Usually you can tell if you have talent or not!. you could read some books, or works then compare!. Or ask someone else to compare then without tell them which one you wrote!.
Then again, you can post what you write and get honest, feedback from fellow Y!A-ers!.
Edit: True, dont tell them you wrote it!. It might even help if you criticize it a little, just to show that you dont care if they criticize it!.
But yeah, I know that if you tell people it's your work, they're less willing to tell you the truth, in fear of hurting your feelings!.
As to the twilight thing, you tell which one is a tween!. Ignore the ones that type using words like ur, dats, or no grammar, spelling etcWww@QuestionHome@Com
well!.!. if ur writing sucks!.!. then u know u dont have any talent!.Www@QuestionHome@Com