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Does Writing.SE accept critique requests?

TL;DR: Critique questions are off-topic, because they will be helpful only to you and the text you post. Questions using your writing to illustrate a question, however, are on-topic. The main problem ...
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Does Writing.SE accept critique requests?

I might just be rephrasing Monica in other words, but here's my take. I think critique questions are very poor in Stack Exchange's Q&A format. We've been trying different variations and ...
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What about marketing questions? We have a tag for it, so they are obviously allowed. But under what circumstances? On-topic. Questions about publishing and marketing your work are on-topic, ...
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Research questions: Is it appropriate to ask questions on specialist knowledge areas?

Sorry to bump an old thread but seems it came up again over a current question. This is a hard one to answer, I can see the arguments for both sides of the coin and one we should probably revisit. ...
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Does Writing.SE accept critique requests?

I agree that critique questions have a problematic "too localized" nature, but some critique questions seem difficult to express while avoiding being "too broad". Examples (from ...
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Intersection of SPAG and style. Not just questions about "breaking the rules" which are (and always will be) uniquitous. Specific questions about elements of grammar or syntax that can be ...
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