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Can I ask to comment about my writing style? [duplicate]

Can I paste like a part of my writing here and ask for comments about my writing style and suggestions on how I can improve? I am a novice and have no background in literature. This is my first novel ...
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What are the guidelines for asking for a critique of my work?

I want to ask for a critique of my work? Can I do that here?
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Should we encourage users to give samples of their writing for critique?

This policy discussion is now out of date. Critique questions are off-topic on Writers.SE. Please look for more recent posts on this topic. I feel like Jeff would want to close this kind of question ...
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Why are examples of writing and critiques off topic again?

I came across an off-topic question where someone had asked for help tightening up a piece of prose. It was flagged as off topic and I found it peculiar. In other exchange sites you might have a ...
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Please vote! What should we do with questions that are no longer on-topic?

We've had some confusion in the past about our site scope, but we now have a clear description all in one place, with community consensus (+7/-0 is pretty substantial for our meta). So, what should ...
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Clarification of critique guidelines

Edit: This meta thread, while of historical interest, is no longer accurate: Critiques are no longer on-topic on Writers. (Anyone who wants to discuss, please comment on this more recent meta thread ...
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Can I ask people about the inconsistency of the tone?

I am wondering if I can post a short excerpt of my writing and ask people to comment on the inconsistency of the tone in various parts of the writing? Similarly, can I post a short excerpt of my ...
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(DEPRECATED) Policy on Writing Critiques

We had a long, long discussion about this internally, and we've decided that writing critique questions are officially on-topic. Edit: This is an older page, and has been superseded. The original ...
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Writing.SE On-Topic summary

Many users have expressed confusion about what, exactly, is on-topic on Writing; even the mods have to look things up in meta. It's time to collect our many discussions of what's on- or off-topic in ...
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New rule on what to write questions

This post is to capture our new rules on what to write questions, as proposed in Getting Writers out of its Rut. There are several kinds of questions that can be characterized as "what to write&...
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Critiques of blog posts: on-topic?

Can I use this site to get reviews on the posts I put on my blog to improve my writing?
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Can I post my essays here for others to comment?

I am trying to improve my English writing and take the initiative to write daily. However I do not have a teacher to mark my work. So can I post my essays here for others to comment?
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How are critique questions working out for us?

As a counterpoint/companion to the other recent questions about dealing with critiques, this one is intended to assess our current view of critique questions, now that we've got some experience with ...
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Can I post my writing for review here?

This policy discussion is now out of date. Critique questions are off-topic on Writers.SE. Please look for more recent posts on this topic. Would Writers SE be a good place to post a paragraph or two ...
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What's a limit of the text that you can ask people to critique?

This policy discussion is now out of date. Critique questions are off-topic on Writers.SE. Please look for more recent posts on this topic. I just discovered this nice site, and I am wondering is ...
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Are "how can I hide information" questions on topic?

I was about to ask a question about "hiding information in plain sight" on the main site when I realised that it could be too open ended. I looked into the help centre and couldn't find ...
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Where can I get a critique of my work?

It looks like critiques on this site are going to soon take a different form. We don't want to leave people high and dry, so having a list of places to get a general critique would be helpful. These ...
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Critique about non-english works

This policy discussion is now out of date. Critique questions are off-topic on Writers.SE. Please look for more recent posts on this topic. According to this, critiques about our work are now ...
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Let us experimentally make requests for critique on topic for three months

Asking for critique is off topic. Asking for how to improve your writing is on topic. What is the actual difference? In both cases the person asking provides an example of their own writing and asks ...
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Specialized template for Critique Requests

This policy discussion is now out of date. Critique questions are off-topic on Writers.SE. Please look for more recent posts on this topic. We frequently have difficulty with questions phrased as ...
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Critique follow-ups

This policy discussion is now out of date. Critique questions are off-topic on Writers.SE. Please look for more recent posts on this topic. After posting a critique, what is the proper ettiquite for ...
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Writing Critique

Requests to make critiques on topic on this site have come regularly since the site's inception. Every week a score of requests for critique are posted (and closed) on Writing.SE. It seems to me that ...
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Clarification regarding critical feedback to stories

This policy discussion is now out of date. Critique questions are off-topic on Writers.SE. Please look for more recent posts on this topic. I keep hearing that this site has some mechanism by which ...
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Could I ask for feedback/suggestions to improve an essay I wrote?

Could I ask for feedback/suggestions to improve an essay I wrote? I have been recently asked to do a practice write of an argumentative class in class. I have finished and turned it in. However, this ...
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Is there a place for critiquing book proposals within stack exchange?

Is there a place in Stack Exchange where you can share an excerpt of a story or proposed book and receive feedback?
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Writing critique site proposal

I found Does Writers.SE accept critique requests? and agreed with it. This SE site does best as a Q/A site for questions on specific questions that are generally applicable to some writing ...
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What to do after accepting someone's critical advice on sampled work on SE?

I have read very small whispers and rumors of writers able to post samples of their own work on SE and asking questions regarding improving specific aspects of their work. This sounds great, and if ...
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Writing for advertising - on or off topic?

If I were looking for feedback on any wording I'd done for an advertising campaign, would this forum be a suitable place to ask it? Or is it more intended for writing for fiction?
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Anti-Duplication may prohibit specific questions regarding critiques

Anti-Duplication may prohibit specific questions regarding critiques. I am debating whether or not if SE is a good place or not to receive critical writing advise on work of my own. Most of the time ...
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How should Writers encourage broad (but not too broad) answers?

One difficulty for the Writers Stack Exchange is that writing questions tend to be more subjective (requiring greater length for a good answer) and often address a specific problem the asker has (...
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If the answers ask me to put my work, would this make my question becomes a critique request?

In the In a formal writing, does having a paragraph rewritten by another person make the style change noticablely? question, I have tried to ask a general question, to better serve the future visitors....